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Tuesday, September 10, 2013
Miriam Tauber’s testimony was filmed on Tuesday September 11th, 2001 in New York City.  Miriam and her interviewer talk about the terrorist attacks before continuing with her testimony. 
Thursday, October 19, 2017
Holocaust survivor Miriam Ziegler describes her liberation from Auschwitz, first in her testimony for the Sarah and Chaim Neuberger Holocaust Education Centre in 1987 and then in her USC Shoah Foundation testimony in 1994.
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 28, 2014
Philip Drell, a photographer with the U.S. Army Signal Corps, served with the Special Motion Picture Coverage Unit headed by film director George Stevens. In his testimony, Philip describes what he witnessed when his unit arrived at Dachau. His testimony is featured in Testimony –The Legacy of Schindler’s List and the USC Shoah Foundation.  
Friday, March 6, 2015
Nanjing Massacre survivor Guixiang Chen reflects on speaking to Japanese students about her experience and the students react to her testimony.
Monday, July 31, 2017
Ernest begins his testimony by sharing a story about his father that has affected him his whole life.
Thursday, May 15, 2014
Richard Rozen remembers hiding with his family in an attic of a small cabin on a farm in Poland for over two years. At night when everyone was sleeping Richard’s father gave him writing and reading lessons. Richard’s testimony is featured in the book, Testimony – The Legacy of Schindler’s List and the USC Shoah Foundation.
Wednesday, July 16, 2014
Lina Jackson remembers the roundup of her family members because they were Sinti and Roma, and their subsequent deportation to Auschwitz. She describes the difficult conditions of the cattle car. This testimony clip is featured in the book, Testimony – The Legacy of Schindler’s List and the USC Shoah Foundation.  
Monday, August 4, 2014
Leo Hymas, United States Armed Forces and Buchenwald camp liberator speaks only for the second time in his life about a particular combat operation in Düsseldorf, Germany. This testimony clip was featured in the lesson, Heroes, from Teaching with Testimony in the 21st Century.
Wednesday, March 18, 2015
In 1942 Nazi Germany occupied the French North African country of Tunisia and implemented anti-Jewish policy. At the age of 13, Eva Boukris Weisel and her family went into hiding, protected by Khaled Abdul Wahab, an Arab Muslim. Wahab saved nearly 20 Jews by hiding them in the stables at his farm. Weisel’s testimony is from the Testimonies from North Africa and the Middle East collection.
Wednesday, November 18, 2015
At a time when antisemitism is on the rise, USC Shoah Foundation’s Countering Antisemitism Through Testimony program aims to push back against its spread. Over the past two years, the Institute has been recording video testimonies of people whose lives have been disrupted by contemporary acts of violent or virulent antisemitism, as well as experts on the matter and advocates who have made a dedicated effort to counter the hate.
Tuesday, August 20, 2013
Cornelia Aaron-Swaab reflects on the importance of giving her testimony to help educate others on the atrocities of the Holocaust so it never happens again.
Thursday, March 20, 2014
Renée Firestone reflects on the importance of tolerance and hopes that future generations will learn from her testimony, and stand up against prejudice.
Friday, May 9, 2014
Frieda Robascheck introduces her daughter at the end of her testimony. Both women express love, appreciation and gratitude for one another.
Friday, May 30, 2014
Sam Kadorian speaks on being an eyewitness to the Armenian Genocide. Kadorian’s testimony is part of the new Armenian Genocide collection.
Wednesday, August 13, 2014
Herman Cohn speaks on the implementation of the Nuremberg Laws in Nazi Germany and how it affected his family. This testimony clip is featured in the educational resource Echoes and Reflections.
Wednesday, October 29, 2014
Daisy Miller speaks on the importance of the Visual History Archive and how the collection of audiovisual testimonies to the Holocaust will be a valuable resource in education for generations to come.
Thursday, May 7, 2015
Wolf Deane plays the song composed and sang by Jews in the Lodz ghetto in Poland. This testimony clip and melody is featured in the short film Melodies of Auschwitz.   
Thursday, June 29, 2017
Holocaust survivor Max Buchbinder gives his final memories and pays tribute to his deceased family members at the end of his testimony.
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.
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 26, 2014
Vera Gissing remembers her parents decision to send her and her sister Eva on the Kindertransport from Czechoslovakia to England in May 1939. She also describes their farewell at the train station in Prague and the journey to England. Vera’s testimony is featured in Testimony – The Legacy of Schindler’s List and the USC Shoah Foundation.
Wednesday, December 24, 2014
Roma Sinti survivor Wellesina McCray remembers the terrible living conditions in Auschwitz especially how quickly lice spread throughout the camp. This is the 49th testimony clip in the series 70 Days of Testimony: Leading up to the 70th Anniversary of the Liberation of Auschwitz. 
Thursday, January 15, 2015
Lina Jackson recalls the spontaneity and confusion she experienced as she prepared for a death march out of Auschwitz. This is the 60th testimony clip in the series 70 Days of Testimony: Leading up to the 70th Anniversary of the Liberation of Auschwitz.
Thursday, October 19, 2017
Holocaust survivor Pinchas Gutter describes how he, his mother and sister took the train to Warsaw posing as Christians - which meant that Pinchas's long payos, or sidelocks, needed to be cut. Pinchas describes the experience first in his testimony for the Sarah and Chaim Neuberger Holocaust Education Centre in 1993, and then in his testimony for USC Shoah Foundation in 1995.
Wednesday, May 28, 2014
Mark Bader describes his hometown of Oświęcim, Poland. Bader’s testimony is featured in the online exhibit, Born in the city that became Auschwitz.
Monday, June 16, 2014
Alphonse Kabalisa recalls listening to anti-Tutsi propaganda on the radio with his father, after the death of Rwandan President Juvénal Habyarimana. Alphonse’s testimony is featured in the IWitness activity, Information Quest: The Genocide Against the Tutsi in Rwanda
Thursday, September 4, 2014
Michael Abend hopes his testimony will inspire future generations to be more tolerant of each other’s differences. He also adds that the young people throughout the world will recognize genocide warnings and work together to prevent violence against ethnic groups.
Thursday, December 4, 2014
Edith Sheldon speaks about the musical performances and the cultural forms of resistance in the Theresienstadt ghetto. This testimony clip is featured in the IWitness activity Personal Strength to Survive.
Thursday, April 16, 2015
Klara Benjamin-Belkin was liberated from Bergen-Belsen in 1945 and after the war she pursued her passion in music and became the principle cellist in a symphony for 20 years. In this testimony clip she plays one of her favorite pieces.

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