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Thursday, May 21, 2009
Designed for educators, Living Histories:  Seven Voices from the Holocaust, is a series of 7 downloadable 30-minute testimonies, with classroom lessons highlighting a range of eyewitness experiences related to the Holocaust, from the Institute’s Visual History Archive.  Living Histories was piloted in several classrooms across the United States.  One pilot took place in the Spring of 2009 in Merri Weir's history class at Carson High School in Carson, California.  The photos below were taken during a classroom session that focused on one of the seven modules, Howard Cwick, L
Wednesday, October 26, 2011
Goal is for an additional 1,000.
Friday, June 15, 2012
As a part of Yad Vashem's 8th International Conference on Holocaust Education taking place in Jerusalem, Martin Šmok, the USC Shoah Foundation Institute's Senior International Program Consultant, will present the IWitness educational platform on June 20, 2012.
Monday, July 30, 2012
The National Education Association (NEA) has added a selection of the Institute's classroom lessons to its Lesson Plan Search Engine. The lessons, which are available online, center on experiences of Holocaust survivors and other witnesses. Now searchable on the NEA Lesson Plan Search Engine
Wednesday, July 17, 2013
From Viral Video to Ethical Editing: what students need to know about working with testimony Lessons from Kony 2012: if participatory politics is the future, media literacy is a must Approaching the Tipping Point: a conversation with U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan
Monday, October 14, 2013
Join us for a panel discussion on the role of international institutions, NGOs and civil society in addressing and preventing mass atrocities, featuring USC Shoah Foundation Director of Education Kori Street and USC International Relations Professor Douglas Becker. USC Ronald Tutor Campus Center, Room 350 Contact: vhi-academic@dornsife.usc.edu  
Friday, September 7, 2012
In July, the USC Shoah Foundation Institute held a follow-up workshop for graduates of the 2011 Master Teacher Program.  Participants reconvened as a professional practice- and learning-community after using testimony in the classroom during the past school year.  MoreAlbum posted on:  September 7, 2012 
Tuesday, May 20, 2014
Trudy Album reflects on the importance of memory, tolerance and Holocaust education.
Thursday, July 27, 2017
Holcoaust survivors describe how education continued among the Jews of Hagibor right up until the deportations began.
Friday, January 27, 2012
Experts partner with local activists.
Tuesday, July 30, 2013
Helen Fagin discusses her efforts and risk to educate fellow ghetto inhabitants in the Radomsko ghetto in Poland.
Tuesday, January 24, 2012
On January 24 to 26, 2012, on the eve of the International Holocaust Remembrance Day, educational resources offered by four organizations were presented to Czech teachers in a unique pilot event.  Experts from Yad Vashem, the Educational Center of the Jewish Museum of Prague, the Terezin Memorial, and the USC Shoah Foundation Institute, partnered with local activists to showcase the educational materials and other resources made available by their organizations.  The traveling seminar visited the cities of Ústí nad Labem, Klášterec nad Ohří, and Varnsdorf, in the Czech borderlands.
Wednesday, November 4, 2015
Peter Komor says the best defense against future genocides is education. He and his granddaughter are both graduates of Cornell University, the 52nd full access site of the Visual History Archive.
Wednesday, March 19, 2014
Seventeen students and alumni of Comcast’s and One Economy's Digital Connectors Program piloted the Institute’s new online application, IWitness. During the program, students utilized IWitness to develop video projects that explored their understanding of the Holocaust and its connection to their own lives.Hear students and educators at the Digital Connectors Program speak about their experience.
Friday, August 1, 2008
Multimedia guide aimed at young students.
Wednesday, April 6, 2016
In an effort to create a deeper engagement with educators online, USC Shoah Foundation’s IWitness hosts Twitter chat's on the 2nd and 4th Wednesday of every month. Meet fellow IWitness educators, ask questions directly to the IWitness team and join the IWitness community.
Monday, June 3, 2013
Monday, June 3, 2013
Tuesday, October 28, 2014
Access copies of 6 testimonies given by Jewish Survivors in English language.For more information, please contact the USC Shoah Foundation:Tel:  +1 213 740 3756Email:  sfiaccess@usc.edu
Friday, June 5, 2015
Access copies of 13 testimonies given by Jewish partisans.For more information, please contact the USC Shoah Foundation:
Tuesday, July 21, 2015
George Auman escaped Nazi Germany in the late 1930’s and immigrated to the United States. He later joined the military and helped liberate Nordhausen concentration camp. Auman describes the importance of learning from the Holocaust and speaking about his experience.
Tuesday, October 31, 2017
Access copies of 114 testimonies given by Jewish Survivors and1 testimony give by a Rescue & Aid Provider in the English, Yiddish, German and Hebrew languages. For more information, please contact the USC Shoah Foundation: Tel:  +1 213 740 3756 Email:  sfiaccess@usc.edu
Wednesday, November 1, 2017
Access copies of 20 testimonies of local survivors. For more information, please contact the USC Shoah Foundation: Tel:  +1 213 740 3756 Email:  sfiaccess@usc.edu
Wednesday, November 9, 2011
The Institute has made 2,500 of its testimonies available at the Museum of Jewish Heritage–A Living Memorial to the Holocaust, in New York, NY.  The collection, which will open to the public on the 73rd anniversary of Kristallnacht (November 9, 2011), includes testimony of Holocaust survivors, rescuers, and liberators.  Press releaseAlbum posted on:  November 7, 2011 
Friday, April 22, 2016
USC Shoah Foundation is expanding its efforts to develop educational resources about the Armenian Genocide with the creation of a new position devoted to the IWitness Armenia program.
Friday, February 28, 2014
Frieda Aaron reflects on the underground education she received in the Warsaw ghetto in Poland.
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.
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.
Friday, September 2, 2016
As a teenager, Bertie traveled to Johannesburg to start a new life with her adoptive parents. Although they did not agree with her desire to attend college, Lubinsky pursued other options in order to be able to finance her own formal education.
Monday, December 9, 2013
Aegis Trust Rwanda, The Institute of Research and Dialogue for Peace, Radio La Benevolencija and USC Shoah Foundation - the Institute for Visual History and Education are joining forces to launch a peace-building and education program in Rwanda.

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