News for 2020

USC Shoah Foundation has launched a path-breaking online teaching tool to enable students and educators to ask questions that prompt real-time recorded responses from Holocaust survivor Pinchas Gutter.

The tool will be available at no cost through a new activity in the Institute’s flagship educational website, IWitness.

/ Wednesday, November 11, 2020

My recent stay at the USC Shoah Foundation Center for Advanced Genocide Research has been one of the most rewarding experiences of my academic career.  From the remarkable power and content of the Visual History Archive, to the welcoming and helpful nature of the staff and donor community, I leave my term as the Breslauer, Rutman, and Anderson Research Fellow strengthened by new friendships and enriched by new findings for my work. 

/ Wednesday, November 11, 2020
As Americans head to the polls on Election Day, Alysa Cooper, granddaughter of Holocaust Survivor Gerda Weissmann Klein, is working hard putting her grandmother’s values into practice. Alysa is Executive Director of Citizenship Counts, a non-partisan organization started by Gerda in 2008 to educate middle and high school students on citizenship and encourage them to appreciate their rights and responsibilities as Americans.
/ Tuesday, November 3, 2020
Over the past five years, USC Shoah Foundation has documented the stories of experts and witnesses to contemporary antisemitism as part of our Countering Antisemitism Through Testimony Program (CATT).  
/ Tuesday, October 27, 2020

'Stronger Than Hate @ USC' kicked off the first virtual event in a four-part series confronting hate at USC, past, present, and future.  

/ Friday, October 23, 2020

We are very saddened at the USC Shoah Foundation to learn that our friend and Holocaust survivor Itka Zygmuntowicz passed away October 9, 2020, at the age of 94.

/ Monday, October 12, 2020

USC Shoah Foundation has been awarded the nation’s prestigious distinguished building award – The American Architecture Award® for 2020 – for its new global headquarters at the University of Southern California.

/ Friday, October 9, 2020
USC Shoah Foundation is saddened to hear of the recent passing of Millie Zuckerman, Holocaust survivor and longtime friend of the Institute. Millie was surrounded by her family when she passed away on August 9, 2020 at the age of 94. She was born on September 25, 1925 in Humniska, Poland and was a hidden child of the Holocaust.
/ Tuesday, October 6, 2020

Call for Applications from PhD Candidates

Greenberg Research Fellowship

Katz Research Fellowship in Genocide Studies

/ Monday, October 5, 2020

“Locating Women in the Revolt: Gender and Spaces of Resistance at Treblinka”

Chad Gibbs (PhD Candidate in History, University of Wisconsin at Madison)

2020-2021 Breslauer, Rutman, and Anderson Research Fellow

September 29, 2020

/ Thursday, October 1, 2020