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Monday, May 16, 2016
May 16, 2015 – More than 900 Holocaust testimonies recorded over four decades by the Jewish Family and Children Services Holocaust Center of San Francisco (JFCS) are now fully integrated into USC Shoah Foundation’s Visual History Archive as part of the Preserving the Legacy initiative – an ambitious plan to save recorded eyewitness testimony and bring voices of genocide survivors to a wider audience.  
Tuesday, March 28, 2017
USC Shoah Foundation on Monday Mar. 27 and on Friday Mar. 31 celebrated the completion of a years-long endeavor to integrate hundreds of testimonies from the Armenian Genocide into the Visual History Archive.
Tuesday, February 24, 2015
After displaying testimonies from the Visual History Archive in its exhibit The Orient in Bohemia this fall, the Jewish Museum in Prague continues utilizing filmed testimony in its latest exhibit: “Shattered Hopes: Postwar Czechoslovakia as a Crossroads of Jewish Life.”
Monday, December 10, 2018
The survey by the EU Agency for Fundamental Rights found that antisemitism pervades everyday life across Europe.
Friday, April 19, 2019
Four of the testimonies from the Azrieli Foundation are now available. Forty-three more are coming. The partnership also includes a significant education component and an academic fellowship.
Friday, June 1, 2018
UNESCO’s push is part of a wider effort to address rising incidents of antisemitic events, which in recent years have ranged from online hate speech to physical violence.
Friday, March 21, 2014
USC Shoah Foundation Senior Institute Fellow Douglas Greenberg will deliver a talk about his research tonight from 6-7:30 p.m. on the USC campus, Ronald Tutor Campus Center (TCC) Forum, Room 450. The talk will be streamed live here on the USC Shoah Foundation website.
Friday, April 25, 2014
Abraham Zuckerman was saved by Oskar Schindler, when he was selected to work in Schindler’s factory. Zuckerman reflects on his decision to give his testimony and the importance of collecting survivor and eyewitness testimonies to the Holocaust.
Monday, May 13, 2013
Watch a video about the 2011 Master Teacher Workshop "Teaching With Testimony," held on the USC campus.
Thursday, March 27, 2014
Roman Kent acknowledges the contribution of the “Righteous Gentiles” who put their own lives on the line in order to save Jews during the Holocaust.  Kent’s testimony is featured in Testimony – The Legacy of Schindler’s List and the USC Shoah Foundation.
Thursday, September 5, 2013
Ten Rwandan testimonies from USC Shoah Foundation’s Visual History Archive are the latest additions to IWitness, USC Shoah Foundation’s interactive educational website.
Thursday, July 24, 2014
Henry Rosmarin remembers when he was called into the commandant’s quarters at Dyhernfurth concentration camp in Germany late one night and told to play a musical piece by Schubert on the harmonica. Henry credits his musical skills on saving his life. Henry’s testimony clip is featured in the book, Testimony – The Legacy of Schindler’s List and the USC Shoah Foundation.  
Monday, December 29, 2014
Armenian Genocide survivor Mihran Andonian is interviewed by J. Michael Hagopian on Feb. 8, 1987. This testimony is part of USC Shoah Foundation's Armenian Genocide collection.
Monday, December 29, 2014
Armenian Genocide survivor Haroutune Aivazian is interviewed by J. Michael Hagopian on May 12, 1993. This testimony is part of USC Shoah Foundation's Armenian Genocide collection.
Thursday, November 12, 2015
Liberator Morton Barrish talks about his reasoning for giving testimony, largely because he wanted to educate the younger generation and make the story of the Holocaust very well known.
Monday, August 29, 2016
A new Connections video from IWitness on Guidelines for Teaching with Testimony.
Tuesday, February 28, 2017
USC Shoah Foundation has made most likely its final trip to Nanjing, China, to record testimonies of Nanjing Massacre survivors.
Tuesday, February 28, 2017
USC Shoah Foundation has made most likely its final trip to Nanjing, China, to collected testimonies of Nanjing Massacre survivors.
Friday, July 30, 2010
From July 26-30, 2010, 18 educators, representing grades 4 through 12, attended the second annual Teaching with Testimony workshop, part of the Institute’s Master Teacher Program.  The workshop provided participants with training on how to develop testimony-based classroom projects and integrate testimony from the Institute’s archive into existing curricula.  Participants are members of the Institute's Teacher Innovation Network.  To learn more about the Master Teacher Program and the Teacher Innovation Network, click here.
Tuesday, April 5, 2016
Holocaust rescuer Irene Opdyke gave her testimony to Jewish Family and Children's Services of San Francisco in 1993 and again to USC Shoah Foundation in 1995. Here, she speaks in each interview about why she shares her story.
Monday, December 19, 2016
Czech students made original artwork inspired by the following testimony clips for an annual contest in Czech Republic. Several of the students' art were displayed at the 2016 Ambassadors for Humanity Gala in Los Angeles.
Monday, May 12, 2014
The Killer Within: What the Act of Killing brings to our understanding of violenceBig Data & Humanity: How scholars can harness big data to learn, teach, and healChanging the World through Testimony: Twenty years after the first testimonies were taken, the Visual History Archive is reaching even more people
Tuesday, November 13, 2018
4 p.m. (PST) Nov. 20. Participants will explore multimedia resources available on IWitness that enhance the teaching of Schindler's List with testimony. Participants will access best practices for integrating testimony into the classroom to support student's learning before, during and after viewing the film. More information here.
Friday, May 2, 2014
When I was a child, my grandfather often told me about the Second World War. While he sat next to me, coloring or teaching me letters of the alphabet, he would sneak in a story about his days in the Soviet army. He would tell me about his post as a commander of a marine unit and how his forces liberated an Austrian town under Nazi occupation.
Thursday, May 7, 2015
Just two weeks ago, USC Shoah Foundation launched its Armenian Genocide Collection in the Visual History Archive; now, 12 of those initial 60 testimonies are already available for students and educators to view in IWitness.
Wednesday, August 3, 2016
Help USC Shoah Foundation test a new set of interviews for New Dimensions in Testimony at the  Museum of Tolerance in Los Angeles.
Thursday, April 2, 2015
You never know what you are going to discover in the Visual History Archive. Each one of the 53,000 testimonies in the Archive tells a different story of life before, during and after the individual’s experience with genocide.
Thursday, December 15, 2016
USC Shoah Foundation intern and USC undergraduate Zach Larkin describes how testimony helped him discover his great-grandfather's story and shaped his future goals.
Tuesday, November 3, 2015
About a year after I joined USC Shoah Foundation, I was invited to be the keynote speaker at the Sarah and Chaim Neuberger Holocaust Education Centre’s Holocaust Education Week in Toronto. The theme that year was about memory and they had graciously invited me, the new Director of Education, to discuss memory in the context of the Institute’s education platform IWitness and testimony-based education.

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