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Wednesday, January 19, 2005
Member of Ukrainian Parliament, Viktor Pinchuk, has made a generous contribution to support the production of a new documentary film that will rely upon the testimonies in the Shoah Foundation archive recorded in Ukraine. Mr. Pinchuk, who initiated the project, is the founder of Interpipe Scientific and Industrial Production Group. The 18-month project also includes the creation of a study guide for students and teachers that will be based on the film.
Wednesday, February 7, 2007
Sergey Bukovsky's feature-length documentary.
Friday, November 16, 2007
Two-day seminar/teacher training held in Kyiv.
Tuesday, September 22, 2009
The Institute recently conducted its inaugural Leichtag Family Foundation Master Teacher workshop, Teaching with Testimony, for middle and high school teachers in Southern California.  The goal of the workshop was to provide participants with training on how to develop testimony-based classroom lessons and integrate testimony from the Institute’s archive into existing curricula.  Participants are members of the Institute's Teacher Innovation Network.  To learn more about the workshop and Teacher Innovation Network, click here.
Friday, August 1, 2008
Multimedia guide aimed at young students.
Tuesday, October 1, 2013
TNT is presenting sponsor with host Jon Stewart, special guest Sandra Bullock and a musical performance by Norah Jones
Tuesday, April 15, 2014
They Will Join Featured Speaker President Barack Obama At The Ambassadors For Humanity Gala In Los Angeles. TNT Is Presenting Sponsor
Thursday, November 3, 2016
Los Angeles, November 3, 2016 – Steven Spielberg, founder of USC Shoah Foundation - The Institute for Visual History and Education, will present Mellody Hobson and George Lucas with the Institute’s 2016 Ambassador for Humanity Award at the organization’s annual gala, to be held this year in Los Angeles on Dec. 8, 2016. Actor Harrison Ford will be one of the evening’s special guests, with additional guests to be announced. The gala presenting sponsor is The Walt Disney Company, a dedicated supporter of the organization.
Friday, October 16, 2009
Over 3,000 teachers trained and equipped with a new tolerance education resource.
Monday, June 25, 2012
On June 23, the American Association of School Librarians (AASL) named IWitness, the Institute’s new online resource for teachers and students, one of the “top 25 Internet sites for enhancing learning and curriculum development” for school librarians and teachers.
Friday, March 26, 2010
On March 25 and 26, 2010, the USC Shoah Foundation Institute hosted its first international academic conference.The International Digital Access, Outreach, and Research Conference brought together representatives from 25 universities, museums, and other institutions that have access to the Institute's Visual History Archive, to discuss how it is being used in academia.
Monday, September 12, 2011
On September 8, Stephen D. Smith, Executive Director of the USC Shoah Foundation Institute, gave a lecture, titled "The Power of Words: Testimony in an Age of Violent Ideologies," and demonstrated the Visual History Archive at the Interdisciplinary Judaic Studies Program of the National University Kyiv-Mohyla Academy (view photos).  Smith founded the UK Holocaust Centre in Nottinghamshire, England, and cofounded the Aegis Trust for the prevention of crimes against humanity and genocide.
Thursday, September 29, 2011
On September 29, 2011, honoring the 70th anniversary of the Baby Yar tragedy, the Ukrainian Cinema Club in Berlin presented a screening of Spell Your Name, a documentary film by Sergey Bukovsky, co-produced by the USC Shoah Foundation Institute and the Victor Pinchuk Foundation.  The screening was followed by a discussion with Cristoph Filinger, a journalist and a freelancer at the American Jewish Committee office in Berlin.
Saturday, September 10, 2011
On September 10, 2011, the USC Shoah Foundation Institute conducted a seminar at the Ukrainian House national center in Kyiv to train teachers on the use of Pain of Memory, a new multimedia kit designed for educators in Ukraine.  Pain of Memory is a comprehensive kit designed to enhance the educational experience of the exhibition “Shoah by Bullets:  Mass Shootings of Jews in Ukraine 1941-1944.”  Presented by the Victor Pinchuk Foundation in partnership with Mémorial de la Shoah, Yahad-In Unum, and the Ukrainian Embassies of Israel, France, Germany, and the United States, the
Wednesday, June 22, 2011
Spell Your Name, a feature-length documentary about the Holocaust in Ukraine, was screened at the 2011 International Forum in Kyiv, on June 22, 2011.  Marking the 70th anniversary of the German attack on the Soviet Union on 22 June 1941, the 2011 International Forum, 1941:  German War of Extermination in Ukraine and Its Actors, was organized by the Institute of Global and European Studies at the University of Leipzig in the framework of the History Workshop Europe program (Geschichtswerkstatt Europa) of the German Federal Foundation, "Remembrance, Responsibility and Future" (D
Tuesday, July 5, 2016
After a unique and inspiring fundraiser for USC Shoah Foundation in New York City last week, two jewelry designers are extending a special sale to benefit USC Shoah Foundation through Thursday, July 7.
Thursday, December 2, 2010
On December 9, 2010, Steven Spielberg, Founder of the USC Shoah Foundation Institute, will present Jeffrey Katzenberg, CEO of DreamWorks, with the USC Shoah Foundation Institute’s highest honor, the Ambassadors for Humanity Award. Craig Ferguson will host, with Grammy® and Academy Award® winner Jennifer Hudson as special musical guest.
Friday, March 21, 2014
On May 7, 2014, USC Shoah Foundation will gather in Los Angeles for its 20th Anniversary Ambassadors for Humanity Gala. To help mark this occasion, the Institute will have the great privilege of welcoming President Barack Obama
Tuesday, August 26, 2014
Educators can now access three of USC Shoah Foundation’s Ukrainian-language lesson guides and modules for free on the USC Shoah Foundation website. Each lesson includes everything teachers need including testimony and film clips.
Friday, April 15, 2016
​USC Shoah Foundation’s consultant in Ukraine Anna Lenchovska shared the resources of USC Shoah Foundation at a roundtable discussion for educators at the Ukraine National Museum’s Memorial to the Victims of Holodomor in Kyiv on April 7.
Wednesday, June 22, 2011
Spell Your Name, a feature-length documentary about the Holocaust in Ukraine, was screened at the 2011 International Forum in Kyiv, on June 22, 2011.
Friday, January 31, 2014
A USC Shoah Foundation exhibit and New York Times article remember that millions of people were murdered not in concentration camps, but in public sites all over Eastern Europe.
Thursday, January 12, 2012
Attendees from the Czech Republic, Hungary, Poland and the Ukraine.
Thursday, September 29, 2011
Honoring the 70th anniversary of the Babi Yar tragedy, the Ukrainian Cinema Club in Berlin presented a screening of Spell Your Name, a documentary film by Sergey Bukovsky, co-produced by the USC Shoah Foundation Institute and the Victor Pinchuk Foundation. The screening was followed by a discussion with Cristoph Filinger, a journalist and a freelancer at the American Jewish Committee office in Berlin. Leonid Zozovskii, an Institute-interviewed survivor who lived through the Holocaust under false identity in Zelenchukskaia (Ordzhonikidze, Russia, then USSR), attended the screening.
Tuesday, November 15, 2016
Los Angeles, Nov. 15, 2016 – USC Shoah Foundation is offering one member of the public and a guest the chance to attend its Ambassadors for Humanity Gala in December. The gala is a crucial part of the Institute’s efforts helping to forge partnerships that sustain the organization into the future. The gala raises much-needed general funds to support its educational programs including expansion of the Institute’s award-winning IWitness website, professional development for educators globally, the Center for Advanced Genocide Research, academic conferences, expanding access to the Visual History Archive and testimony preservation, to name a few.
Friday, November 2, 2007
Evenson Design Group-built website has numerous advantages.
Thursday, April 26, 2012
LOS ANGELES – April 26, 2012 – Arnold Spielberg, father of USC Shoah Foundation Institute Founder Steven Spielberg, was honored today with the Institute’s inaugural Inspiration Award at a private luncheon in Los Angeles. Arnold was recognized for his many years of mentorship and support of the Institute’s work, especially in the area of humanity through technology.
Friday, October 1, 2010
1 жовтня 2010 У липні Анна Ленчовська, регіональний консультант Інституту в Україні, та Олександр Войтенко, вчитель історії та освітній тренер, і партнер Інституту Фонду Шоа, провели воркшоп під назвою „Сила відеосвідчень у формуванні історичної пам’яті” для тридцяти двох вчителів з Грузії та Вірменії. Воркшоп був частиною міжнародного міжетнічного семінару „Джерела толерантності”, спрямованого на формування толерантності серед дітей і молоді, який відбувся 1-5 липня у Бакуріані, Грузія. 
Thursday, September 8, 2011
This weekend the USC Shoah Foundation Institute, which maintains an archive of nearly 52,000 testimonies given by survivors and other witnesses of the Holocaust, will organize a seminar at the Ukrainian House national center in Kyiv to train teachers on the use of Pain of Memory, a new multimedia kit designed for educators in Ukraine.

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