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Friday, April 3, 2015
Additional educational resources 2013: USC SF testimony included in Yad Vashem’s multimedia classroom lesson Studying Genocide in the Context of the Holocaust.
Friday, April 3, 2015
2015: Anna Lenchovska incorporates testimony into her training course on tolerance and non-discrimination for police officers in Kyiv. The course is part of Ukraine's overhaul of its police force.
Friday, April 3, 2015
2016: USC Shoah Foundation staff present New Dimensions in Testimony at Sheffield Documentary Film Festival. NDT wins the festival's Audience and Jury prizes in the Alternate Realities Interactive category. Additional education resources developed in the UK
Wednesday, April 22, 2015
In the spring of 1915, the Young Turk regime of the Ottoman began a genocide against its Armenian population under the cover of World War I. This minute-long excerpt features survivor Haroutune Aivazian.  He describes the horror his mother faced when a town crier in Marash, a city in Cilcia in South West Anatolia, called for the Armenians of the community to gather in a square just outside of the town for deportation. As his mother prepared for the journey, a local Turkish man warned the family that deportation meant death.
Monday, April 6, 2015
Johanna Söderholm has been in high demand since she returned from Auschwitz: The Past is Present.
Friday, April 3, 2015
Three IWitness educators have authored an article about IWitness for the National Council for the Social Studies’ journal Social Education.
Wednesday, April 29, 2015
One night last week, Megan Maybray was panicking.A Holocaust survivor named Rita Ross was visiting her school, Kennett Middle School near Philadelphia, the next day, but Maybray was having trouble teaching her ESL students about the Holocaust. Her students are new arrivals to the United States and most know little English. Maybray had never really taught the Holocaust before and could tell that her previous attempt to introduce them to the basics had not had much of an impact.
Thursday, April 9, 2015
         Trzy tygodnie temu USC Shoah Foundation zorganizowała w Polsce obchody 70. rocznicy wyzwolenia Nazistowskiego obozu Auschwitz. A w ubiegłym tygodniu pracownicy Muzeum Historii Żydów Polskich POLIN odwiedzili nas.
Tuesday, April 14, 2015
The A.I. and Manet Schepps Foundation will fund the three-year, $75,000 initiative for a USC Shoah Foundation teaching fellow and intern at Texas A&M University.
Monday, April 20, 2015
Auschwitz: The Past is Present has left Australian teacher Christine Cole with a new motto and new motivation for imparting the lessons of the Holocaust on her students.
Monday, April 27, 2015
Most students give their teachers gifts of coffee mugs, chocolate, or flowers. This year, Eden Strunk’s students pooled their resources and found her a Cambodian genocide survivor to speak to the class.Strunk had inspired them to care about human rights and genocide just as she inspired Ruth Hernandez, a ninth grader at Esperanza Charter Academy in Philadelphia who won USC Shoah Foundation’s first-ever IWitness Video Challenge last year. Strunk had assigned the challenge to her “advisory” class – a course devoted to getting students more engaged in their school and community.
Wednesday, April 8, 2015
Watch Shony Braun’s full testimony from the Visual History Archive as part of Comcast’s Days of Remembrance: PastFORWARD broadcast April 15-June 1, 2015.In the forests of Romania in 1934, four-year-old Shony Braun was out for a walk with his babysitter when he wandered off and became lost. A gypsy woman, hearing his cries and not knowing who he was or where he belonged, took him to the gypsy camp for safety. Upon their arrival, Shony’s attention was utterly transfixed by something: a violin. It was the most beautiful sound he had ever heard.
Wednesday, April 29, 2015
USC Shoah Foundation and Discovery Education will host an interactive virtual experience for middle- and high-school students worldwide to provide a deeper understanding of the Holocaust.