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Wednesday, April 18, 2012
Odoska speaks about hiding Jews in the medical school in Italy where she was training.
Friday, May 24, 2013
Kis György katolikus pap a Holokauszt alatt zsidókat mentett. Az interjúrészletben a propaganda erejéről és befolyásáról beszél. Kis György 1914-ben született Adonyban. Családja zsidó származású, de nagyszülei még jóval a 20. század fordulója előtt áttértek a katolikus vallásra. György már vallásos, katolikus szellemben nevelkedett és katolikus pap lett. A holokauszt alatt zsidó emberek mentésében, segítésében részt vett. A háború után a magyar kommunista hatóságok üldözésének célpontjává vált.
Friday, May 24, 2013
Rescuer, WW2 Interview language: Russian Born June 29, 1928, in Kyiv, in what was then the Soviet Union, Mirgazim Sabirov was a teenager when he and his family rescued a Jewish family during the mass executions at Babi Yar. His family was not a part of an underground resistance or rescue group but acted alone. The atrocity at Babi Yar claimed the lives of 100,000 men, women, and children.
Friday, May 24, 2013
Rescuer, WW2 Interview language: Hungarian György Kis, a Catholic priest, rescuer of Jews during the Holocaust, speaks about the power and influence of propaganda.
Tuesday, June 4, 2013
Dr. Bertram Schaffner, who served in the U.S Army during World War II as a psychiatrist evaluating the mental fitness of draftees, speaks about the discriminatory laws and regulations against homosexuals in the U.S. Army and his efforts to protect their privacy.
Wednesday, June 26, 2013
Marion Pritchard recalls bringing up the topic of homosexuality at the dinner table and how her father took her aside to discuss the importance of tolerance.
Tuesday, September 24, 2013
Don Aldo Brunacci racconta come dopo l’8 settembre 1943, il Vescovo Nicolini su invito della Santa Sede lo mise al corrente della necessità di dare assistenza ai perseguitati e in particolare agli ebrei,che stavano affluendo numerosi nella città di Assisi.
Friday, October 25, 2013
We continue our 10-part Echoes and Reflections series with Lesson 7: Rescuers and Non-Jewish Resistance.
Sunday, December 8, 2013
Jan Karskiwas recognized as Righteous Among the Nations by Yad Vashem for risking his life in order to alert the world about the Holocaust. He remembers meeting award-winning French documentarian Claude Lanzmann, who interviewed Karski for his film Shoah, a nine and a half-hour documentary about the Holocaust.
Wednesday, March 19, 2014
Mirgazim Sabirov was a teenager when he and his family rescued a Jewish family during the mass executions at Babi Yar. His family was not a part of an underground resistance or rescue group but acted alone. The atrocity at Babi Yar claimed the lives of 100,000 men, women, and children.
Friday, April 4, 2014
Two women brought together as a result of the genocide in Rwanda share their story.When Rwandans were called upon to kill all Tutsi, some refused. Throughout the country Hutu tried to help and hide Tutsi - thousands paid with their lives. In their hearts, these people believed that what they were being told to do was wrong, and that it was more important to protect life than to follow orders.
Tuesday, July 8, 2014
Jean Sothere Ndamyuwera reflects on life after the genocide in Rwanda and the lessons he learned. He also speaks on the importance of tolerance and forgiveness. Jean’s testimony is featured in the IWitness activity, Information Quest: The Genocide Against the Tutsi in Rwanda.
Thursday, May 28, 2015
Dr. Bertram Schaffner, who served as a military psychiatrist during World War 2, recounts how he dealt with the military's anti-gay policy while evaluating draftees.
Wednesday, July 1, 2015
100 Days to Inspire Respect Sir Nicholas Winton, responsible for organizing the Kindertransport that saved the lives of 669 Jewish children, passed away at the age of 106. Here is his message to the future.
Monday, October 19, 2015
USC Shoah Foundation and Facing History and Ourselves have established a partnership in order to develop meaningful and engaging learning resources centered on Holocaust survivor testimonies.
Wednesday, November 11, 2015
Jan Karski echoes the sentiments of many Holocaust survivors who chose not talk about their experiences for the first 35 years after the war. Though he was not a survivor himself, he did not want to think about the violence and inhumanity he had witnessed.
Wednesday, June 1, 2016
In this clip, Bertram Schaffner recounts a visit to Berlin in 1936 in which he attempts to approach another man in the park and learns about the danger such a meeting in public poses under Nazi rule.
Tuesday, August 14, 2018
Stefania Podgorska Burzminski appears at the end of the testimony of her husband, Josef Burzminski (right), to share thoughts on why she risked her life to save him and many others during the Holocaust. Stefania grew up Catholic in Poland.  Their son, Edward Burzminski, looks on as she speaks.
Friday, December 21, 2018
Charlotte Adelman, who gave testimony to USC Shoah Foundation in 1996, and the son of the French couple who rescued her found each other on Facebook.
Wednesday, March 20, 2019
Isaac Bitton, who volunteered at his aunt's soup kitchen for refugees in Portugal during World War II, describes an interaction he had with Portuguese consul Aristides de Sousa Mendes, who is widely known today as the "Portuguese Schindler."