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April 19, 2019

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USC Shoah Foundation Observes Genocide Awareness Month

From social media campaigns to attending events in Rwanda, USC Shoah Foundation is marking this year’s Genocide Awareness Month with several important initiatives.

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Inspired by Testimony

Morris Gordon remembers Passover

Morris Gordon describes in great detail how his family and community celebrated Passover in their home in Poland. The eight day festival also known as Pesach in Hebrew, commemorates the Exodus of the Jewish people from Egypt.

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Did gender matter during the Holocaust?

Sara and Asa Shapiro Scholar in Residence Marion Kaplan of New York University looks at the ways the sexes responded and created unique survival strategies.

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