News for July 2017
Junior Interns Respond to Hungarian Prime Minister’s Praise of Hungary's Antisemitic Leader During WWII
USC Shoah Foundation’s Junior Interns witnessed a disturbing example of modern antisemitism firsthand during their trip to Budapest in June. And they have something to say about it.
/ Monday, July 31, 2017
IWitness users will notice some new features in the latest update of WeVideo. Students and teachers will enjoy new motion titles, premium music, and more advanced features like the ability to add transitions on all tracks, one of the most asked-for features from users.
/ Friday, July 28, 2017
IWitness was a featured component of three training sessions hosted by the Holocaust Educators Network (HEN) this month.
/ Thursday, July 27, 2017
With the start of the fall semester just a month away, start marking your calendar for USC Shoah Foundation Center for Advanced Genocide Research’s exciting schedule of lectures, academic conference and other events.
/ Wednesday, July 26, 2017
Lipstadt will be a special guest at an evening of conversation with USC Shoah Foundation at Aspen Jewish Community Center Wednesday, August 9 at 5 p.m. The program is complimentary and open to the public.
/ Tuesday, July 25, 2017
Teach for Ukraine – a two-year teaching program similar to Teach for America – began training its first cohort last week, and part of that training included a workshop on IWitness and constructivist learning theory.
/ Monday, July 24, 2017
The Visual History Archive version 188.8.131.52 was released today, adding a new feature for users and testimonies from two new experience groups.
/ Friday, July 21, 2017
IWitness launched a new portal, Student Leaders, in June, dedicated to providing student leaders with testimony-based resources to help foster inclusivity and acceptance on college campuses.
/ Thursday, July 20, 2017
A friend asked me whether I could help her with something. She knew I work with testimonies of Holocaust survivors in education and thought I could help her. We met over a coffee in a hipster place. There, she told me that her son suddenly started talking about Hitler. He talked about him all the time. Hitler and Nazis became a permanent conversation topic at their home, and she did not know what to do.
“But he is too young for what I do,” I heard myself saying.
/ Thursday, July 20, 2017
The new testimony will join an interview Hovannisian gave filmmaker J. Michael Hagopian in 1975 that is already available to view in the Visual History Archive.
/ Wednesday, July 19, 2017