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Thursday, November 19, 2015
USC Shoah Foundation and the Center for Initiatives in Jewish Education (CIJE) came together on Monday to introduce the IWitness-CIJE partnership in New York.
Monday, November 30, 2015
Today is the day to join USC Shoah Foundation’s #BeginsWithMe campaign and donate to USC Shoah Foundation’s Annual Fund.
Thursday, November 12, 2015
The first story in the "Meet the Departments" series describes the process by which ITS staff incorporate each new testimony into the Visual History Archive.
Wednesday, November 18, 2015
Originally from Germany, Wolf Gruner is a historian and a specialist for the research on the Holocaust and German-Jewish history, topics on which he published eleven books and around 60 articles and book chapters by now. Currently, he is finishing a book manuscript on the Nazi persecution of the Jews in Bohemia and Moravia, while also conducting exciting research on forgotten acts of individual defiance, opposition and resistance of German and Austrian Jews during the Holocaust.
Friday, November 20, 2015
The stories are truly harrowing.One man watched as his house was burned down – with his baby brother inside. Another man’s grandfather literally died protecting him from attacking soldiers, and women tried to make themselves “ugly” so they wouldn’t be raped.These are survivors of the 1937 Nanjing Massacre that USC Shoah Foundation interviewed for its Nanjing Massacre collection in the Visual History Archive. Since 2014, a total of 30 interviews have been collected and integrated into the Visual History Archive.
Tuesday, November 3, 2015
When it’s time for Kathleen Ralf’s class on Genocide and Human Rights to begin, her students log in from their homes all over the world. This semester, they were all able to take part in a common project through IWitness.
Monday, November 16, 2015
Paris. The way we think of that beautiful city has changed. That's what they want. They want us to think about things differently, to use Paris as a symbol of bloodshed and fear, not the one we know and love of liberty and culture. That is the nature of extremism: It tries to change who we are, how we see the world, to change our habits and our patterns of thought, to enjoy our freedoms less, to exert control.