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Tuesday, June 3, 2014
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Thursday, June 12, 2014
Monday, December 21, 2015
Friday, December 2, 2016
For six months this spring and summer, I had the pleasure of leading a team of staff and volunteers facilitating the beta run of New Dimensions in Testimony (NDT) from USC Shoah Foundation at the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum in Washington, DC. I watched people of all ages approach the giant monitor displaying an image of Holocaust survivor Pinchas Gutter, first with trepidation, then curiosity, then, at last, affection. Here are a few things that I learned about technology and humanity from the project.
Thursday, March 15, 2018
Friday, February 28, 2014
Frieda Aaron reflects on the underground education she received in the Warsaw ghetto in Poland.
Tuesday, June 9, 2015
Henrietta Altman remembers the liquidation of the Bedzin ghetto in Poland in August 1943.
Tuesday, November 5, 2013
Hanna Nelson recalls working for the German army in the Riga ghetto in Latvia. Hannah explains how her job had saved her life because when she returned from work one day the ghetto had been liquidated.    
Tuesday, August 5, 2014
Throughout August 1944 the Lodz ghetto was liquidated until almost all the ghetto inhabitants were finally deported to Auschwitz. Philip Ravski recalls the liquidation and how his family evaded deporation until the end of August.
Wednesday, December 2, 2015
Frieda talks about giving up her possessions and what life was like in the Warsaw ghetto. She talks about the education she received and how culture still continued to thrive in the ghetto.
Tuesday, November 26, 2013
Anna Post remembers pretending to be a polish girl and sneaking into the Warsaw ghetto to visit her cousins for Hanukkah.
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.
Tuesday, June 11, 2013
Anna Heilman remembers fleeing from a burning building and making her way to the Aryan side during the Warsaw Ghetto Uprising in 1943. Anna relates she was rounded up by the SS on May 3, 1943, was transported back and taken directly to the “Umschlagplatz” in the ghetto. She describes the liquidation of the Warsaw ghetto. Anna, along with her sister and parents, was deported to the Majdanek concentration camp that May.
Friday, October 18, 2013
Sol Liber explains his involvement as a resistance fighter during the Warsaw Ghetto Uprising, which took place beginning April 16, 1943. Along with his fellow ghetto inhabitant, Hakiva Leifer, he fought in the Warsaw ghetto until his capture and eventual deportation to the Treblinka II Death Camp, Poland, in May 1943.
Monday, July 27, 2015
Stella Kolin describes the beginning of the Warsaw Ghetto Uprising and conditions inside the bunker where she and 50 others hid during the fighting.
Tuesday, February 18, 2014
Eva Dolin was born in Salonika Greece, which had the largest Jewish population in Greece. She remembers being deported to a ghetto area outside of Salonika. Eva also recalls being separated from her parents and how her father encouraged her to escape.
Thursday, December 4, 2014
Edith Sheldon speaks about the musical performances and the cultural forms of resistance in the Theresienstadt ghetto. This testimony clip is featured in the IWitness activity Personal Strength to Survive.
Friday, September 26, 2014
Lusia Haberfeld recalls how her family evaded deportation by hiding in an attic within the Warsaw ghetto.  This clip from Lusia’s testimony is featured in the IWitness Activity: Chance & Choice: A survivor's story.
Wednesday, April 18, 2018
To mark the 75th anniversary of the revolt, USC Shoah Foundation is sharing the story of the recently departed Sol Liber. One of the last living fighters of the Warsaw Ghetto Uprising until his passing last month, Liber was also among USC Shoah Foundation’s first interviewees.
Tuesday, May 7, 2013
Rwandan Tutsi Genocide survivor Kizito Kalima shares his hope that people take action to prevent future genocides. He vows  to do anything necessary to ensure the world is a safe, peaceful place.
Thursday, June 29, 2017
Thursday, September 5, 2013
David Gurvitz describes how he and fellow members of the Vilna ghetto resistance movement planned and prepared their escape from the ghetto during its liquidation in September 1943.

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