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Friday, April 13, 2012
His testimony appears in Jeremy Howard's lesson
Thursday, July 11, 2013
Eva discusses the housing conditions her family had in the Hongkew ghetto in Shanghai, China, and describes the food available to the ghetto inhabitants during the war.
Wednesday, June 28, 2017
Hilda describes the living conditions in the Uherský Brod ghetto in Czechoslovakia. After four years in the ghetto, she and her family were deported to Theresienstadt.
Thursday, July 11, 2013
Eva discusses a ghetto pass policy enforced in the Hongkew ghetto in Shanghai, China, during the war. Eva explains that she had to pass the ghetto checkpoint on a daily basis, as the school she attended was located outside of her living district. She talks about the impact from her encounters with Kanoh Ghoya, a Japanese official who was in charge of issuing the ghetto passes.
Thursday, January 31, 2019
Magda Weiss recalls the day her Hungarian family was taken away to a Jewish ghetto.
Monday, June 17, 2013
Berthold Katz talks about Kanoh Ghoya, a Japanese official responsible for giving monthly passes to Jews who were living in the Hongkew ghetto in Shanghai, China and remembers his brutal treatment of the ghetto inhabitants.
Thursday, July 11, 2013
Henny talks about Kanoh Ghoya, a Japanese official responsible for issuing monthly passes to inhabitants of the Hongkew ghetto in Shanghai, China. She notes that, aware of Goya's poor treatment of Jews, her parents decided to cease their attempts of leaving the ghetto.
Thursday, July 11, 2013
Berthold Katz talks about Kanoh Ghoya, a Japanese official responsible for giving monthly passes to Jews who were living in the Hongkew ghetto in Shanghai, China, and remembers his brutal treatment of the ghetto inhabitants.
Thursday, July 11, 2013
Hans describes his encounters with a Japanese ghetto official, Kanoh Ghoya, while he was confined in the Hongkew ghetto in Shanghai, China, during the war. He speaks of Ghoya's brutal treatment.
Thursday, October 10, 2013
In October 1941 the Nazi’s started to transport Jews from Vienna to ghettos in Easter Europe. Regine Cohen remembers when she and her family were deported from their home in Vienna to a ghetto.
Monday, June 23, 2014
Hana Pravda speaks on the various performances, art and culture that were produced in the Theresienstadt (Terezín) ghetto. Pravda, an actress, performed in many plays, in which the scripts were smuggled into the ghetto.
Monday, June 17, 2013
Judith describes the overcrowded housing conditions in the Hongkew ghetto in Shanghai, China and discusses the general lack of privacy.
Thursday, July 11, 2013
Judith describes the overcrowded housing conditions in the Hongkew ghetto in Shanghai, China, and discusses the general lack of privacy.
Tuesday, July 22, 2014
In the summer of 1944 members of the International Red Cross visited Theresienstadt (Terezín) ghetto in Czechoslovakia. In an effort to present Theresienstadt as a model ghetto, the Nazis deported many Jews to Auschwitz to alleviate overcrowding, renovated buildings and staged musical performances and other activities. Margot Friedlander remembers when the Red Cross visited the ghetto and speaks on the façade.
Monday, September 8, 2014
Tom Lantos describes in detail the specific lessons and tricks he learned  to memorize particular aspects of his Latin lessons. He continues to speak on the importance and affect his Hungarian education had on him.
Sunday, May 5, 2013
Jewish Survivor Helen Fagin decribes the 'cultural resistance' through education in the Radomsko ghetto in Poland. She explains how reading a Polish translation of Gone With the Wind allowed her and her students to at least temporarily dream of a different world outside the reality of the ghetto.
Sunday, May 5, 2013
Jewish Survivor Kristine Keren remembers how she and her father escaped from the Lwów ghetto in Poland and spent fourteen months hiding in the sewers beneath the city. Gender: FemaleDOB: October 28, 1935City of Birth: Lwów (Poland)Country of Birth: PolandGhettos: Lwów (Poland : Ghetto)Went into hiding: YesOther experiences: ghetto escapes, roundup evasion  
Monday, June 17, 2013
Eva describes the patterns of relationships among the inhabitants of the Hongkew ghetto in Shanghai, China and focuses on the friendships she and her family had formed while retaining their humanity under difficult circumstances.
Thursday, July 11, 2013
Erika details the relationships she had with the local non-Jewish population, while living in the Hongkew ghetto in Shanghai, China, during the war.
Wednesday, October 9, 2013
Anita Hirsch recalls when an aid worker helped her escape the Brzesko ghetto in Poland. Anita remembers hiding from the Gestapo who knew that she had escaped.
Monday, August 24, 2015
Harold Brand describes how his family was one of the last to be deported to the Tarnów  ghetto in Poland. He continues to describe the last time he saw his parents and sister.
Thursday, September 3, 2015
Sara Shapiro reflects on the hardships of daily life in the ghetto and later on about surviving with very little food and water while hiding with her mother in a barn.
Friday, September 4, 2015
Ibolya (Szalai) Grossman remembers being mistreated by neighborhood friends and acquaintances on the day she and and her infant were deported to the Budapest Ghetto.
Friday, October 2, 2015
Ralph Friedman recalls the songs he used to hear in the Vilnius ghetto, including one about a resistance leader who turned himself in to the commandant.
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, February 5, 2019
Holocaust survivor Blake Schiff discusses the direct involvement he and his sisters had as “chroniclers” who helped Emanuel Ringelblum document the atrocities in the Warsaw Ghetto.
Wednesday, October 23, 2013
In 1941 more anti- Jewish measures were implemented and intensified in Nazi Germany including ration cards, forbidding Jews to emigrate and deportations of Jews to ghettos and concentration camps. Gerda Haas was a nurse at a hospital in Berlin  when her mother was deported to the Riga ghetto in Latvia in late 1941.
Thursday, December 5, 2013
Barry Bruk speaks of the deteriorating living conditions in the Lódz ghetto, Poland, in late 1941. He remembers the deportation of thousands of Jews from the Lódz ghetto to the Kulmhof Death Camp in Chelmno, Poland, in January 1941 and relates that his sister, brother-in-law and young nephew were among those deported and killed in the camp.
Thursday, May 1, 2014
Kurt Thomas was deported from his hometown of Boskovice, first to Brno, then to Terezin ghetto, then to Trawniki and the ghetto of Piaski. Kurt describes his deportation experience including the deportation center, a school, which served as the main assembly point for transports from Brno. His testimony is featured in the new Brno iWalk in Czech Reublic.
Tuesday, January 22, 2019
Holocaust survivor Minna Aspler -- who spent time in the Warsaw Ghetto -- recalls the personality of Emanuel Ringelblum, who had been her history teacher. Ringelblum went on to lead a clandestine effort with other Warsaw Ghetto inhabitants to amass an archive that would eventually shine a light on the atrocities that occurred there. Aspler's testimony, recorded by McGill University in Montreal in 1995, is stored in USC Shoah Foundation's Visual History Archive.

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