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A testimony-based audiovisual resource for educators in Czech Republic, Poland and Hungary is now available online.
Czech Republic, pant, Martin Smok, hungary, poland / Wednesday, January 7, 2015
These resources make it possible for anyone to embark on the IWalks and hear the stories of survivors in the authentic locations where they experienced the Holocaust.
iwalk, Czech Republic, Prague / Wednesday, March 11, 2015
USC Shoah Foundation has published a new online exhibit and two new IWitness activities that expand the Institute’s educational offerings in terms of language and subject matter.
iwitness, IWitness activity, online exhibit, czech, Czech Republic, Roma Sinti / Thursday, March 19, 2015
After an ITeach workshop April 15 at the Brno branch of the Jewish Museum of Prague’s Educational Center, a brand-new IWalk in Brno is now available online.
Czech Republic, Czechoslovakia, brno iwalk, Martin Smok, iTeach / Thursday, April 30, 2015
Testimony from USC Shoah Foundation’s Visual History Archive played a prominent role in two events in Prague last week: Paideia - The European Institute for Jewish Studies in Sweden’s annual alumni conference and a photography exhibit of the famous “Auschwitz Album.”
Prague, Czech Republic, Martin Smok / Wednesday, May 27, 2015
The Czech project Ours or Foreign? Jews in the Czech 20th Century delivered materials and training to 600 educators in the last fiscal year and added a new unit on the Terezín family camp in Auschwitz-Birkenau featuring testimony clips from the Visual History Archive.
ours or foreign, Czechoslovakia, czech, Czech Republic, Martin Smok, Jewish Museum, Prague, terezin / Wednesday, August 5, 2015
The President of the Republic went on record to tell the prospective immigrants “nobody invited you here!” Refugees escaping from a murderous regime are regarded as agents of that very regime. Concerned citizens who never saw a refugee discuss them with great fear: refugees will take our jobs, kill our wives, rape our daughters. “We may take a few of those who can prove they are and always were Christians,” some interior ministry clerk declared.
Czech Republic, Refugee Crisis, World Refugee Day, op-eds / Monday, August 24, 2015
A new exhibit on the USC Shoah Foundation website takes a closer look at the stories of refugees during World War II. It is inspired by the current refugee crisis in Europe.
online exhibit, exhibit, Czech Republic, Martin Smok, jewish refugees, refugee, Refugee Crisis / Tuesday, September 22, 2015
USC Shoah Foundation Senior International Program Consultant Martin Šmok has begun teaching a yearlong course at the Ronald Lauder Jewish School in Prague to introduce students to the Visual History Archive and testimony.
Martin Smok, Prague, Czech Republic / Wednesday, September 23, 2015