Finding Your Seat on the Bus, the IWitness activity piloted by students as part of the IWitness Detroit program, is now published on IWitness.
/ Monday, November 16, 2015
Paris. The way we think of that beautiful city has changed. That's what they want. They want us to think about things differently, to use Paris as a symbol of bloodshed and fear, not the one we know and love of liberty and culture. That is the nature of extremism: It tries to change who we are, how we see the world, to change our habits and our patterns of thought, to enjoy our freedoms less, to exert control.
/ Monday, November 16, 2015
Special education teacher Tony Cole introduced teachers to IWitness at an orientation for University College London (UCL)’s Beacon School in Holocaust Education program on Oct. 27.
/ Friday, November 13, 2015
The first story in the "Meet the Departments" series describes the process by which ITS staff incorporate each new testimony into the Visual History Archive.
/ Thursday, November 12, 2015
The man who carried out one of the most extraordinary missions of World War II is the subject of a new documentary that will screen at select theaters in Los Angeles and New York City throughout November.
/ Wednesday, November 11, 2015
The IWitness Watch page has been redesigned in order to enhance user experience for educators.
/ Tuesday, November 10, 2015

I teach at an Islamic school, and I am in awe of how testimony has opened the eyes and hearts of my students and inspired them to fight injustice. This is particularly amazing considering the Shoah is not even part of the curriculum in many Arab countries.

When I asked my class why testimony has affected them so deeply, their response was:

“Testimony teaches us that the world isn’t about us vs. them. It is about how WE can make the world a better place by not being bystanders.”

/ Tuesday, November 10, 2015
The roundtable discussions and panels helped lay the framework for UNESCO to develop digital educational resources and a teacher’s guide.
/ Monday, November 9, 2015

In December 1995, USC Shoah Foundation, then called, Survivors of the Shoah Foundation, held a training session for interviewers in Buenos Aires; bringing together people from different countries of Latin America. The Foundation had just started to collect the survivors’ testimonies throughout the world and was about to start recording testimonies in Brazil.

/ Monday, November 9, 2015
Kabera and his film Intore will receive the International Family Film Festival (IFFF)’s 2015 Humanitarian Award in Hollywood on Sunday, Nov. 8.
/ Friday, November 6, 2015

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