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Focal Points: Antisemitism

Rudolph Abraham

Rudolph Abraham recalls his first encounters with antisemitism in the early 1930s in Hungary.

  • Rudolph Abraham

    Language: English

    Rudolph Abraham recalls his first encounters with antisemitism in the early 1930s in Hungary.

  • Edith Abrahams

    Language: English

    Edith Abrahams remembers the antisemitic attacks and demonstrations in Germany including the burning of Jewish books.

  • Jack Lerner

    Language: English

    Jack Lerner recalls the moments he experienced antisemitism in his childhood.

  • Maximilian Kaufmann

    Language: English

    Maximillian Kaufmann speaks about the antisemitic propaganda in Austria including newspapers, which drew shrewd caricatures of Jews. He also recalls witnessing the attacks of orthodox Jews on the city streets.

  • Samuel Marcus

    Language: English

    Samuel Marcus reflects on the antisemitism he experienced as a child in New York.

  • George Weiss

    Language: English

    George Weiss was seven years old when the Germans invaded his home country of Belgium. He reflects on the shame he felt when he was forced to wear the yellow star of David to school.

  • Renée Firestone on the Importance of Tolerance

    Language: English

    Renée Firestone reflects on the importance of tolerance and hopes that future generations will learn from her testimony, and stand up against prejudice.

  • Judy Lysy Remembers Jewish Restrictions

    Language: English

    Judy Lysy speaks how Jewish restrictions and antisemitism increased in her hometown in then Czechoslovakia.

  • Yehudi Lindeman

    Language: English

    Yehudi Lindeman, a child survivor from the Netherlands, speaks of the importance of all people learning from the Holocaust.

  • Erno Abelesz on the German occupation of Hungary

    Language: English

    Erno Abelesz remembers when German forces occupied his home country of Hungary on March 19, 1944.

  • Robert Fisch

    Language: English

    Robert Fisch speaks on the importance of standing up to intolerance and the dangers of being a bystander.

  • Agnes Adachi on the 1936 Berlin Olympic Games

    Language: English

    Agnes Adachi remembers attending the Olympic Games in Berlin 1936; and describes what it was like to watch Jesse Owens compete and win the gold medal. She recalls that the anti-Jewish restrictions and propaganda had been eased at the time because of the international presence in Germany.

  • Norbert Friedman with a Message to the Future

    Language: English

    Norbert Friedman talks about the importance of learning lessons from the Holocaust, which include human compassion for others, tolerance of different religions and respect for human life.

  • Henry Laurant on experiencing antisemitism

    Language: English

    Henry Laurant remembers the first time he experienced antisemitism in Nazi Germany. He was targeted by other children who were influenced by Nazi rhetoric. His testimony is featured in the multimedia professional development program, Echoes and Reflections.

  • Leo Bach with a message to the future

    Language: English

    Leo Bach explains how humanity has a responsibility to stop atrocities like the Holocaust from happening again.

Max Wald on Galician refugee experience in Bohemia

Max Wald describes the Galician refugee experience in Bohemia during World War I. Max was born in Berehomet in Bukovina and grew up in Sokoliki in Galicia. In September of 1914 the family escaped from the frontline and was gradually evacuated to Chrast u Chrudimi in Bohemia.

Emmanuel Muhinda on anti-Tutsi propaganda

Emmanuel Muhinda describes the persecution of Tutsi and anti-Tutsi propaganda he witnessed before the genocide started in April 1994. His testimony is featured in the IWitness activity, Information Quest: The Genocide Against the Tutsi in Rwanda.

Gerda Abraham on being a refugee

Gerda Abraham describes being a refugee and living in a displaced persons camp in Algeria.

Steffi Aghassi on displaced persons camp conditions

The United Nations Relief and Rehabilitation Administration (UNRRA) assisted in the operation of displaced persons installations in Deggendorf, Germany, following World War II. Steffi Aghassi describes the conditions in the Deggendorf displaced persons camp and shares her incredible story as to what she personally did to change the status quo.

Holodomor Student Activity Playlist

Натисніть на зображення, розташоване вище, щоб переглянути уривки з відеосвідчень, які є частиною Домашнього завдання / Варіанти 1 і 2.

Holodomor Student Activity Video

Натисніть на зображення, розташоване вище, щоб переглянути уривки з відеосвідчень, які є частиною Домашнього завдання / Варіанти 1 і 2.

Holodomor Lesson Playlist

Відеосвідчення № 1

  • Відеосвідчення № 1

    Language: Ukrainian

  • Відеосвідчення № 2

    Language: Ukrainian

  • Відеосвідчення № 3

    Language: Ukrainian

  • Відеосвідчення № 4

    Language: Ukrainian

  • Відеосвідчення № 5

    Language: Ukrainian

  • Відеосвідчення № 6

    Language: Ukrainian

  • Відеосвідчення № 7

    Language: Ukrainian

  • Відеосвідчення № 8

    Language: Ukrainian

Holodomor Video 8
Holodomor Video 7

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