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Friday, February 8, 2019
Alberto Innocenti, grandfather of Francesca Innocenti, secretly hid Jewish people -- including members of his wife’s family -- in his apartment during World War II. For this and other acts of heroism the Catholic Italian was recognized posthumously by Yad Vashem.
Monday, December 3, 2012
USC Shoah Foundation – The Institute for Visual History and Education received the Arpa Foundation Award of the 2012 Arpa International Film Festival. The Institute was recognized for "its outstanding achievement in Holocaust education and preservation of testimonies of survivors." Executive Director Stephen D. Smith accepted the award on behalf of the Institute at the December 2 gala awards banquet in Los Angeles.
Monday, January 28, 2013
The exhibit is part of UNESCO’s International Holocaust Remembrance Day 2013 activities; commemorated annually on January 27, the anniversary of the liberation of Auschwitz-Birkenau, International Holocaust Remembrance Day pays tribute to the victims of the Holocaust.
Tuesday, February 25, 2014
USC Shoah Foundation’s work in Poland has come a long way since filming of founder Steven Spielberg’s Schindler’s List began in Krakow in 1993. Today, it is an important site for USC Shoah Foundation's testimony-based educational programs and resources.
Monday, April 28, 2014
A panel discussion and appearances by World War II Soviet veterans marked the grand opening of the Blavatnik Archive Foundation's exhibit at USC Thursday night.
Thursday, June 19, 2014
Скрізь в Україні відеосвідчення з Архіву Візуальної історії надихають дітей до створення ілюстрацій, що представляють справжні випадки дискримінації під час тоталітарних режимів. Малюючи ці ілюстрації кожен та кожна з юних громадян України намагаються здобути місце у щорічному літньому таборі, присвяченому формуванню толерантності та цінуванню етнокультурного розмаїття країни.
Tuesday, August 25, 2015
For the second year in a row, testimony from the Visual History Archive is inspiring teenagers to illustrate true scenes of the violation of human rights during the Stalin totalitarian regime and Nazi persecution of Jews in Ukraine.
Monday, November 23, 2015
Like many of you, I sat in front of my television on the evening of Friday, November 13, 2015 and watched in horror as news of the terrorist attacks in Paris flooded the airways. "Not again," I thought to myself. My heart ached for people whom I had never met and for a city and country thousands of miles away.
Wednesday, October 19, 2016
Despite living and going to school near Kiev, 11th grader Angelina Verbovskaya knew very little about the 1941 Babi Yar massacre when she started her training to lead the new Babi Yar IWalk. “I’m ashamed that I even did not know that Babi Yar is located in Kiev,” Verbovskaya said.
Friday, October 21, 2016
The Ukrainian high school students were trained to lead the new IWalk on Babi Yar.
Monday, October 31, 2016
Michael Levesque helps his students at After School Matters in Chicago develop the skills they will need to succeed in college and beyond. Two weeks ago, those lessons included a brand new activity from IWitness that inspired his students to think about the world and their place in it.
Monday, July 31, 2017
USC Shoah Foundation’s Junior Interns witnessed a disturbing example of modern antisemitism firsthand during their trip to Budapest in June. And they have something to say about it.
Monday, August 7, 2017
“Filming the Camps” explores the World War II experiences of Hollywood directors John Ford, George Stevens and Samuel Fuller.
Monday, August 14, 2017
​Four years after completing a visiting fellowship at USC Shoah Foundation, Professor Jeffrey Shandler’s extensive research into the Visual History Archive has culminated in a new book.
Monday, June 20, 2011
Los Angeles Museum of the Holocaust to create 65-screen video sculpture presenting USC Shoah Foundation Institute’s archive of 52,000 interviews with Holocaust survivors and other witnessesSurvivor video wall to further award-winning, nationally-recognized Museum’s role as a leader in exhibit innovation105,000 hours of interviews – representing every survivor and witness video available in the Institute’s archive—to be presented in the course of the year.
Thursday, March 10, 2016
For Women’s History Month, bring the unique voices of women who survived or stood up against some of the worst atrocities of the 20th century into your classroom. Facing History is partnering with USC Shoah Foundation to help educators access more than 1,500 video testimonies of survivors and witnesses to the Holocaust and other genocides using the Institute’s online learning tool, IWitness.
Thursday, April 9, 2015
Born into an affluent German Jewish family, Henry Morgenthau, Sr. was raised in New York, where he attended school and received his training as an attorney at Columbia. An early supporter of Woodrow Wilson, Morgenthau was tapped by the then newly-elected president to become the United States Ambassador for the Ottoman Empire.
Wednesday, April 23, 2014
USC’s Armenian Student Association and Shoah Foundation Student Association (SFISA) are teaming up to produce an on-campus commemoration event for the 99th anniversary of the Armenian Genocide Thursday at noon, showcasing Armenian culture and history.
Tuesday, January 26, 2016
In January 2015, I traveled to Poland for the Auschwitz: Past is Present professional development program, commemorating the 70th anniversary of the liberation of the Auschwitz-Birkenau. This entire experience, was and continues to be a life changing event for me on every level personally, professionally, and academically.
Monday, April 20, 2015
Na budově školy v Merhautově ulici je dodnes pamětní deska, která byla v době svého vzniku unikátní v celém Československu. Připomínala totiž ve veřejném prostoru genocidu židovských spoluobčanů, aniž by se snažila zamlčet fakt, že byli zavražděni jen a pouze proto, že byli označeni za Židy. Slovo Žid a tematika holocaustu byly totiž za komunistického režimu považovány za politicky nekorektní, připomínáni byli především komunističtí partyzáni a české oběti války. Deska byla pořízena v rámci oslav 20.
Friday, December 4, 2015
A new anthology "From Testimony to Story: Video Interviews about Nazi Crimes: Perspectives and Experiences in Four Countries" includes two chapters about USC Shoah Foundation, written by its regional consultants in Czech Republic and Poland.
Wednesday, December 6, 2017
With an audience of 75 participants, the webinar broke Echoes and Reflections’ record for most people registered and most attended.
Wednesday, December 5, 2018
USC Shoah Foundation Executive Director Stephen Smith will participate in a panel discussion Friday at a special event at the United Nations marking the 70th anniversary of the adoption of international laws to prevent genocide and punish its perpetrators.
Friday, December 18, 2015
A smartphone app makes it possible to view testimony clips from the Visual History Archive that are linked to the new book Witness: Passing the Torch of Holocaust Memory to New Generations.
Monday, August 13, 2012
USC Shoah Foundation - Institut pro vizuální historii a vzdělávání v létě zahájil první ročník expertního mezinárodního vzdělávacího programu pro učitele v Evropě, nazvaného "Svědectví pamětníků ve výuce pro 21. století". Program je zaměřen na vzdělávací využití téměř 52 000 svědectví pamětníků holocaustu a dalších svědků uchovávaných v archivu Institutu.
Thursday, May 23, 2013
Produced by James Moll, Broken Silence consists of five foreign-language films featuring testimonies from Argentina, the Czech Republic, Hungary, Poland, and Russia and directed by distinguished filmmakers from each of these countries. The documentaries are unique in scope and construction: incorporating archival and modern-day footage, still photographs, original music, and drawing from the Institute’s testimonies.
Thursday, May 23, 2013
Directed by James Moll and produced by June Beallor, The Academy Award®-winning The Last Days gives the personal accounts of five Hungarian Holocaust survivors, along with those of liberators, historians, and other eyewitnesses, to provide insight into the events of 1944 in Hungary and to address the themes of family, morality, forgiveness, tolerance, and rebuilding a life after the war. Order the video on Amazon
Friday, July 12, 2013
Crispin Brooks, curator of USC Shoah Foundation’s Visual History Archive, will deliver a presentation at the Teaching and Working with Holocaust Testimonies Summer 2013 Workshop, to be held July 15–19 at the University of Michigan–Flint. Geared toward high school teachers, college faculty, and graduate students, the conference focuses on information literacy and critical skills in education and research involving online Holocaust survivor video testimonies. The Visual History Archive is a special focus of the event.
Wednesday, November 13, 2013
A Zachor Alapítvány a Társadalmi Emlékezetért munkatársai által készített Gyerektörténet, 1944-ből című multimédiás oktatási anyag két gyermek történetét beszéli el: a 12 éves Mária megmentő, a 8 éves Nóra megmentett, aki több tucat üldözött gyermekkel együtt Máriáék házában talált menedéket 1944-ben.
Tuesday, February 16, 2010
A 41. Magyar Filmszemle 30 dokumentumfilmje közé válogatták Jávor István Laló című 55 perces munkáját. Erdélyi Lajos erdélyi fotográfus a XX. század mindkét diktatúráját megélte, jelentős részét kettős – magyar és zsidó – kisebbségben. Az életét bemutató filmben különös hangsúlyt kapnak a második világháború előtti marosvásárhelyi évek, valamint a holokauszt időszaka.