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Monday, June 18, 2018
In this clip, Odette Ariav talks about the impact the Holocaust had on her family and the importance of giving testimony.
Tuesday, April 24, 2018
Christopher Browning, the 2018 Sara and Asa Shapiro Scholar in Residence at USC Shoah Foundation’s Center for Advanced Genocide Research, talks about the changing attitudes about witness testimony and how the process of gathering it has changed since the end of World War II.
Wednesday, October 10, 2018
University student government leaders who participated in the Institute's inaugural Intercollegiate Diversity Congress reflect on the impact of testimony to counter antisemitism, racism and other forms of hate.
Wednesday, September 26, 2018
This presentation of video testimonies on antisemitism appeared to a high-level panel at the 73rd United Nations General Assembly organized by UNESCO on September 26, 2018.
Wednesday, February 28, 2018
This lecture features two of our summer 2017 research fellows: Maria Zalewska, PhD candidate in Cinema and Media Studies and Mellon PhD Fellow in the Digital Humanities, USC School of Cinematic Arts, and Noha Ayoub, USC undergraduate student majoring in Law, History and Culture and minoring in Middle East Studies.
Monday, June 4, 2018
USC Shoah Foundation’s Countering Antisemitism Through Testimony Program integrates contemporary personal stories of witnesses to antisemitism into outreach, education and research programs to help counter antisemitism today. This video was screened at the UNESCO launch of policy guidelines to counter antisemitism through education, on June 4, 2018.
Monday, December 10, 2018
This presentation of video testimonies on antisemitism appeared at a convening of the European Commission's Agency for Fundamental Rights on December 10, 2018.
Friday, April 13, 2018
This is footage from Aaron Elster's testimony for the New Dimensions in Testimony project. He was one of the Institute's earliest interviewees. In this clip, Aaron Elster gives a message to future generations.
Thursday, August 23, 2018
Hungarian Holocaust survivor Mike Terezia describes life after liberation. Her testimony is among several being used in a study by the Hungarian Academy of Sciences about the effectiveness of testimony in the classroom.
Friday, January 5, 2018
In this clip from testimony recorded in Bangladesh in 2017, Anwar Sadek, a Rohingya refugee, refuses to stay silent about the Myanmar government's treatment of the Rohingya.
Thursday, January 25, 2018
Testimony brings to life why we join World Jewish Congress and communities everywhere for International Holocaust Remembrance Day and the #WeRemember campaign.
Friday, February 16, 2018
In this clip from her testimony, Holocaust survivor Itka Zygmuntowicz recalls her mother's last words of advice to never allow herself to become bitter.
Tuesday, March 27, 2018
In this clip from her testimony, Jane Lester talks about the relative gender equality that existed in her work environment during the Nuremberg Trials.
Wednesday, April 25, 2018
In this clip from Haiastan Terzian's testimony, she describes how she was in hiding with several other Armenians in the American Consulate during the Armenian Genocide.
Tuesday, May 1, 2018
In this clip from Alain Lazeret's testimony, he explains why the predominantly Christian country of the Central African Republic is a target for attack by Islamic extremists.
Wednesday, March 14, 2018
Sandra Patricia García Paredes, a survivor of the Guatemalan genocide, speaks about her attempt to escape from the soldiers who kidnapped her. A clip of her testimony appears in the IWitness activity, “The Mechanisms of Violence Used During the Armed Conflict.”
Wednesday, April 11, 2018
In this clip from her testimony, Jamalida Begum describes how Myanmar authorities murdered her interpreter and pursued her in retaliation for her speaking with UN representatives and the press about her plight.
Thursday, April 19, 2018
In this clip from her 2017 testimony, Anneliese recalls telling her grandchildren how antisemitic vandalism is now a crime. In her youth during the Nazi regime, such violence was condoned by the state.
Thursday, April 26, 2018
In this clip from Frieda Roos van Hessen's testimony, the opera singer and Holocaust survivor recalls her ill-fated attempt at a career in the diamond business when she was an 18 year-old music student.
Wednesday, June 13, 2018
Viviane Teitelbaum, a Belgian MP, speaks on the isolation around antisemitism and the importance of speaking up. Transcript: It is not what is said that kills me… it is this silence that annihilates me.’ [cut] This strength that we as interviewees have to speak out and give our testimonies, and to hope that the things we say might be heard… It does a lot of good. It gives a lot of renewed energy.
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.
Wednesday, August 15, 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.
Wednesday, August 29, 2018
Holocaust survivor Leon Leyson describes working in Oskar Schindler’s factory, and his interactions with Schindler himself when the German industrialist strolled through the work stations on the factory floor. This testimony clip is featured in the IWitness Video Challenge activity.
Wednesday, June 13, 2018
Twenty years after giving USC SF her original testimony, Holocaust survivor Fay Vidal wrestles with the complexities of antisemitism.
Friday, November 2, 2018
Holocaust survivor Judah Samet is a member of the Tree of Life synagogue in Pittsburgh that was attacked by a gunman who killed 11 on October 27, 2018. Samet, who missed the massacre by minutes, gave his testimony to USC Shoah Foundation in 1997. In this clip, he talks about the antisemitism he witnessed as a child.