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Wednesday, August 24, 2016
Gordon Klasky describes the conditions of the Kutno ghetto in Poland.
Thursday, August 25, 2016
Barbara Stimler describes the conditions of the Kutno ghetto in Poland.
Monday, November 28, 2016
Helen describes how she established a school in the Radomsko Ghetto for young ghetto inhabitants. She introduced her students to “Gone With the Wind” because they longed for a story to take their minds off their harsh surroundings.
Tuesday, May 17, 2016
Holocaust survivor Peter Schattner describes the living conditions of Jewish refugees in Shanghai.
Tuesday, April 19, 2016
David Jakubowski talks about the beginning of the Warsaw Ghetto Uprising and the various physical confrontations that occurred on April 19, 1943.
Friday, March 25, 2016
Chaim Borenstein remembers the brutality of the SS guards while imprisoned in the Warsaw Ghetto in Nazi occupied Poland.
Wednesday, October 19, 2016
Jewish survivor Henry Morgentaler describes attempting to hide from the German soldiers with his family in the Lodz ghetto for ten days, before being sent to Auschwitz. This clip is from the Visual History Archive's Montreal Holocaust Memorial Centre collection.
Thursday, February 18, 2016
Mayer displays three different photographs from the ghetto Sieradz. He says that the Nazis photographed every misdeed that they did because they were proud of what they were doing.
Tuesday, September 6, 2016
In this clip from the new Echoes and Reflections lesson on Contemporary Antisemitism, Dachau liberator Felix Sparks explains why it is so important for him to speak out against Holocaust deniers.
Thursday, June 16, 2016
Barbara Schubak explains what happened when she snuck back to her old house from the ghetto. Her longtime neighbors had moved in and refused to let her in, even though they had been friends for years.
Wednesday, July 13, 2016
Jewish survivor Elaine Siegel discusses her schooling throughout her childhood and teenage years. Her various teachers were Nazis, but only some would include their ideologies into lessons. As she grew up, she was labeled as "Jewish" and faced antisemitism in school.
Friday, August 19, 2016
Frances Zatz describes the Polish Home Army's uprising in Warsaw, Poland in August 1944, which was spurred by the belief that Soviet forces across the Vistula River would liberate them. The Soviet army did not intervene, leaving the Warsaw inhabitants to defend themselves against heavy German fire. Among Warsaw Rising fighters were Polish Jews who survived Warsaw Ghetto Uprising that took place a year earlier. Some of them were prisoners of Gesiowka Concentration Camp liberated by Polish Home Army at the very beginning of the Risin, on August 4th, 1944.
Friday, October 7, 2016
Chair/Moderadora: Carol Wise, International Relations/Relaciones Internacionales, USC Sofía Duyos, Law, Madrid, España “Documentos del ejército y su trascendencia para comprender el genocidio Maya Ixil” (“Military Documents and Their Significance in Understanding the Genocide of the Ixil Mayans”) Sergio Palencia Frener, Anthropology/Sociology, Benemérita Universidad Autónoma de Puebla