News for November 2013

Steven Spielberg was awarded this year's Records of Achievement Award by the National Archives in Washington, D.C.

/ Tuesday, November 26, 2013

The award-winning French documentarian Claude Lanzmann will present his latest film and participate in a discussion with USC Shoah Foundation executive director Stephen Smith at the USC School of Cinematic Arts Tues., Dec. 10.

/ Monday, November 25, 2013

Stephen Smith, USC Shoah Foundation executive director, is in North Carolina today recording Maj. Gen. Sidney Shachnow’s testimony for the Visual History Archive.

/ Sunday, November 24, 2013
The 10-part Echoes and Reflections series concludes with Lesson 10: The Children.
/ Thursday, November 21, 2013

Mohammed Dajani teaches about the Holocaust to Palestinians although he insists it is impossible to do so.

“In my class is a girl who was recently released from an Israeli jail. When I raised the subject of the Holocaust in class all she could say was, ‘I am still dealing with my own traumatic experiences, I am nowhere near ready to learn about this!’”

Dajani is unflustered by such push back.

/ Thursday, November 21, 2013

A three-day seminar will be held November 22-24 in Kyiv to train Ukrainian teachers of social sciences and humanities, university tutors of law and human rights activists on the use of a new multimedia teacher’s guide titled Where do Human Rights Begin: History and Contemporary Approaches.

/ Wednesday, November 20, 2013

Two USC Cinematic Arts professors, a former Student Voices winner and two independent filmmakers will judge this year’s Student Voices Short Film Contest.

/ Tuesday, November 19, 2013

Welcome to Through Testimony, the official blog of USC Shoah Foundation – The Institute for Visual History and Education.

/ Tuesday, November 19, 2013

The Haverford School and Main Line Reform Temple – Beth Elohim will host workshops for teachers and students to learn about IWitness, USC Shoah Foundation’s educational website that uses testimony to teach via engaging multimedia-learning activities.

/ Monday, November 18, 2013
The 10-part Echoes and Reflections series continues with Lesson 9: Perpetrators, Collaborators and Bystanders
/ Friday, November 15, 2013