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Tuesday, January 26, 2016
Executive Director Stephen Smith discusses the impact of Auschwitz: The Past is Present on USC Shoah Foundation
Tuesday, April 30, 2013
As the Allies retook control of lands that had been occupied by the Germans, they came across many Nazi camps. In some instances, the Nazis had tried to destroy all evidence of the camps, in order to conceal from the world what had happened there. In other cases, only the buildings remained as the Nazis had sent the prisoners elsewhere, often on death marches.
Wednesday, May 1, 2013
Monika Koszynska, the USC Shoah Foundation’s regional coordinator in Poland, has been appointed as Chief Specialist in Education at the newly inaugurated Museum of the History of Polish Jews.
Monday, February 10, 2014
USC Doheny Memorial Library (DML), Room 240.The USC Shoah Foundation together with the USC Gould School of Law International Human Rights Clinic, USC Center for International Studies, the USC Levan Institute for Humanities and Ethics, and USC Libraries, proudly presents an evening with distinguished guest Ms. Zainab Hawa Bangura, United Nations Undersecretary-General and Special Representative on Sexual Violence in Conflict 
Monday, May 5, 2014
USC Shoah Foundation's 2014 Yom Hashoah Scholar-in-Residence is Professor Mohammed Dajani. He will give a lecture to USC students, faculty and staff Friday, May 9. For more information, please contact Kia Hays, S. Dajani founded the Wasatia movement of moderate Islam and works as a professor of political science at al-Quds University in Jerusalem. He has also served as a visiting fellow at The Washington Institute.
Thursday, August 7, 2014
USC Shoah Foundation has partnered with its first Jewish day school – Solomon Schechter Day School of Bergen County in New Jersey – to introduce teachers to methods of teaching with testimony and incorporate the Institute's educational materials into the school curriculum.
Tuesday, May 5, 2015
Agahozo Shalom Youth Village held its annual Stand Up & Be Counted event May 4 in New York City, and awarded Stephen D. Smith and James M. Smith its Anne Heyman Spirit Award for their service and generosity.
Thursday, June 18, 2015
USC Shoah Foundation will staff a table at this year’s World Refugee Day in Los Angeles. The event will be held Thursday, June 25, from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Plummer Park in West Hollywood.
Friday, June 24, 2016
The National Holocaust Centre and Museum, founded by USC Shoah Foundation Executive Director Stephen Smith and James Smith, will commemorate its 20th anniversary June 26 with a service at Westminster Abbey in London.
Wednesday, October 26, 2011
Goal is for an additional 1,000.
Wednesday, November 19, 2014
Dr. Piotr M.A. Cywiński, director of the Auschwitz-Birkenau State Museum in Poland, will host a reception and presentation at UCLA on Thursday about how the museum functions today and what is needed to maintain it in perpetuity.
Thursday, January 6, 2011
JANUARY 6, 2011—JERUSALEM—Sixteen college professors from across the United States are attending a special seminar at Yad Vashem’s International School for Holocaust Studies this week to study about the Holocaust and antisemitism. The weeklong “Echoes and Reflections Professors’ Study Tour” opened January 5, 2010. Some of the professors will remain for additional study days.  
Monday, May 9, 2005
Today, the Shoah Foundation launched a new online exhibit on its website at Surviving Auschwitz: Five Personal Journeys introduces students to five men and women who survived one of the darkest periods of human history. Through a dynamic use of their first-person video testimony, the exhibit shows how the shared experience of the Holocaust affected individuals from disparate backgrounds.
Tuesday, November 3, 2015
When it’s time for Kathleen Ralf’s class on Genocide and Human Rights to begin, her students log in from their homes all over the world. This semester, they were all able to take part in a common project through IWitness.
Tuesday, September 6, 2016
As an educator who has used IWitness to teach various subjects, units and topics here are some tips to integrating testimony into any curriculum, including Science.
Saturday, May 18, 2013
Wednesday, September 23, 2009
A Holokauszt Emlékközpont, az Oktatáskutató és Fejlesztő Intézet, valamint a USC Soá Intézet magyarországi képviselete pályázatot ír ki holokauszt-oktatási és tolerancia-oktatási multimédiás tananyagok kidolgozására a Soá Intézet Vizuális Történelmi Archívumában található magyar vonatkozású video-interjúk felhasználásával. Pályázhatnak pedagógusok, pedagógiai szakértők, tanárcsoportok, pedagógiai kutatók, pedagógiai szakmai szolgáltató intézmények, szakmai munkaközösségek. A részletes pályázati felhívás és adatlap letölthető:
Friday, November 16, 2007
Two-day seminar/teacher training held in Kyiv.
Tuesday, September 3, 2013
A gyűjteményben jelenleg közel 52 ezer videó látható, amelyek holokauszt-túlélők és szemtanúk, valamint a ruandai népirtás túlélőinek és szemtanúinak vallomásait rögzítik. Az anyagok a George W. Schaeffer Foundation jóvoltából 2013 őszétől érhetőek el az Egyetemen. További információ:
Monday, April 7, 2014
April 2, 2014:  Yannick Tona, currently a student at Texas Christian University, speaks to students in the USC Shoah Foundation Student Association of his experiences during the 1994 genocide against the Tutsi in Rwanda, which took the lives of most of his family, and of how he connected these horrors from his past to his humanitarian efforts of today. For more information on Yannick:
Wednesday, September 26, 2018
Access the entire USC Shoah Foundation's Visual History Archive Kigali Genocide Memorial KG 14 Ave 3396+J7 Kigali Rwanda Tel: +250 784 651 051 Email: Website:
Tuesday, February 5, 2019
Szegedi Tudományegyetem (University of Szeged) Szeged Ady tér 10. 6722 Hungary Tel.: +36 (62) 546-633  Email: Website:
Sunday, February 10, 2019
Deák Ferenc Megyei és Városi Könyvtár (Deák Ferenc County and Town Library) Zalaegerszeg Deák Ferenc tér 6. 8900 Hungary Tel: +36 92 311 341 Email: Website:
Monday, June 3, 2019
Institution subscribing to USC Shoah Foundation Institute's Visual History Archive: Texas A&M University-San Antonio One University Way San Antonio, TX 78224 Tel: +1 (210) 784-1500 Email: Website:
Monday, June 3, 2019
Institution subscribing to USC Shoah Foundation Institute's Visual History Archive: University of California, Berkeley Berkeley, CA 94720-6000 Tel.: +1 510-642-6657 Email: Website:
Wednesday, March 9, 2016
In the first step of an ambitious multiyear plan to significantly broaden access and meet growing demand for the world's largest archive of genocide testimony, USC Shoah Foundation - The Institute for Visual History and Education announces a landmark partnership with ProQuest, a technology company that empowers researchers at universities, libraries, schools and knowledge-driven organizations around the world.
Monday, March 4, 2013
The United States Holocaust Memorial Museum (USHMM), in cooperation with USC Shoah Foundation – The Institute for Visual History and Education, hosted the 12th Southern California Teacher Forum on Holocaust Education, “Teaching about the Holocaust,” at the University of Southern California.  Approximately 90 educators from the greater Los Angeles area attended the three-day program.
Wednesday, December 12, 2012
USC Shoah Foundation – The Institute for Visual History and Education and the Anti-Defamation League held a workshop in November where nearly 50 Southern California teachers learned to use Echoes and Reflections, a multimedia curriculum on the Holocaust.
Monday, June 9, 2014
The Yom HaShoah Vigil is an annual event at the University at Albany, coordinated by the University at Albany Hillel. As this year’s Jewish Life Chair, the event is under my direction. The 24-hour vigil allows the campus community the chance to examine different ways to connect to the Holocaust; I strongly believe that in order to never forget the atrocities of the Holocaust, it is important for each person to find their own way to connect with it personally.
Monday, February 2, 2015
Students at CSS South Quadrant in England observed Holocaust Memorial Day on January 27 with a unique IWitness installation led by teacher Tony Cole.