Fifteen hours of interviews related to a group of World War II-era diplomats who defied official policies to save hundreds of thousands of people from the Holocaust are to be integrated into the USC Shoah Foundation’s Visual History Archive.
/ Tuesday, June 1, 2021
On the day that Faye Schulman’s parents and siblings were killed, along with almost all the Jews of her Eastern Polish town of Lenin, Schulman (then Faigel Lazebnik) was pulled aside by a Nazi officer. The Nazi official had been to Schulman’s studio a few weeks previously. After invading the town in 1942, the Nazis had ordered the talented young photographer to take photographs—both to document their activities in the town and to provide their officers with vanity portraits. Schulman remembered the photo session with the Nazi who now pulled her aside.
/ Friday, June 4, 2021
A sizzle reel in support of our virtual event Judy Batalion: The Jewish "Ghetto Girls" Who Fought the Nazis where Judy Batalion discusses her book The Light of Days: The Untold Story of Women Resistance Fighters in Hitler’s Ghettos.
/ Friday, June 11, 2021
Vladka remembers the founding of the F.P.O. (United Partisan Organization).
/ Friday, June 11, 2021
Eva Heymann, Holocaust survivor and Catholic nun, describes her experience working with the gay community through her AIDS work and how that exposure enabled her to understand her own sexuality in a more complex way than what she was taught in the Catholic Church.
/ Thursday, June 17, 2021
Dances of the Holocaust, the We Are THE TREE OF LIFE program that was originally scheduled for May 25, has officially been rescheduled for Wednesday, June 23 at 11:00 am PT.
/ Thursday, June 17, 2021
The featured panelists will explore the origin and idea behind the day, how survivors are being cared for, and the importance of the survivors and their legacy for the Jewish People and the world.
/ Friday, June 18, 2021
President Joe Biden on Thursday signed legislation into law establishing June 19 as Juneteenth National Independence Day—a US federal holiday commemorating the end of slavery in the United States. USC will host an online event on June 19 to commemorate Juneteenth and celebrate Black heritage through student tributes, artistic performances and various speakers.
juneteenth / Friday, June 18, 2021
The Institute congratulates Lesley Stahl and her 60 Minutes team for winning a 2021 Gracie Award for their segment “Talking to the Past,” which focused on Dimensions in Testimony and featured live as well as virtual interviews with Holocaust survivors, including Pinchas Gutter, Eva Kor, Aaron Elster and Max Eisen.
Dimensions in Testimony, DiT, Pinchas Gutter / Monday, June 21, 2021
A magical family event that brings the Holocaust survivor Lisa Jura's story to life for a new generation of young readers. Join Lisa’s daughter, acclaimed concert pianist and author Mona Golabek, for a special storytelling film based on her new children’s book, Hold on to Your Music: The Inspiring True Story of the Children of Willesden Lane.
/ Monday, June 21, 2021
Actor, director, filmmaker and advocate Yuval David has a weapon of choice he employs to attract audiences and disarm would-be haters: a positive embrace of his story and a persistent belief in humanity.
/ Friday, June 25, 2021
/ Monday, June 28, 2021
Paul Rukesha, who was 16 yeas old during the Genocide Against the Tutsi in Rwanda, describes the day he was saved by soldiers of the Rwandan Patriotic Army.
rwanda, 1994 Genocide against the Tutsi in Rwanda / Wednesday, June 30, 2021
Join an online webinar that will focus on the new partnership between USC Shoah Foundation and the Srebrenica Memorial Center involving the collecting and indexing of testimony from survivors of the 1995 Srebrenica Genocide.
/ Thursday, July 1, 2021
Rukesha’s testimony, along with six other interviews from The 600 documentary, was recently integrated into USC Shoah Foundation’s Visual History Archive, which now holds 135 indexed and searchable interviews connected to the Genocide Against the Tutsi Rwanda. The majority of these testimonies were collected by Aegis Trust and the Kigali Genocide Memorial, in partnership with USC Shoah Foundation. The seven new testimonies include the first accounts of Rwandan liberators to be added to the collection.
/ Friday, July 2, 2021
Art and the Holocaust discusses the art of Holocaust survivor Dr. Viktor E. Frankl (author of Man’s Search For Meaning). This panel features Dr. Frankl’s grandson, Alexander Vesely-Frankl, a producer and award-winning documentary film director at Noetic Films in Los Angeles, California. He is also a licensed psychotherapist and head of the Viktor Frankl Media Archives in Vienna. Moderated by Stephen D. Smith, director of the USC Shoah Foundation Institute.
/ Thursday, July 8, 2021
“How the Holocaust’s Jewish Calendars Bear Witness” Alan Rosen (Recipient of the 2020 Yad Vashem International Book Prize for Holocaust Research) April 21, 2021
cagr / Monday, May 31, 2021
Institution subscribing to USC Shoah Foundation's Visual History Archive:   University of Haifa Younes & Soraya Nazarian Library 199 Aba Khoushy Ave. Mt. Carmel, Haifa 3498838   Tel: 04-8240289 Email: libmaster@univ.haifa.ac.il Website: https://lib.haifa.ac.il/index.php/en/    
/ Monday, July 19, 2021
Institution subscribing to USC Shoah Foundation's Visual History Archive:   California State University, Northridge CSU Northridge University Library 18111 Nordhoff Street Northridge, CA 91330   Tel: (818) 677-2285 Email: https://library.csun.edu/ResearchAssistance/AskUs   Website: https://library.csun.edu/  
/ Tuesday, July 20, 2021
Institution subscribing to USC Shoah Foundation's Visual History Archive:   California State University, Long Beach University Library 1250 Bellflower Boulevard Long Beach, CA 90840-1901   Tel: (562) 985-1895 Email: Chloe.Pascual@csulb.edu   Website: https://csulb.libcal.com/
/ Tuesday, July 20, 2021
Institution subscribing to USC Shoah Foundation's Visual History Archive:   University of Nebraska-Lincoln Don Love Memorial Library 318 Love Library (13th & R) Lincoln, NE 68588-4100   Tel: (402) 472-9568 Email: ask-a-question@unl.edu   Website: https://libraries.unl.edu/
/ Tuesday, July 20, 2021
Institution subscribing to USC Shoah Foundation's Visual History Archive:   University of Colorado Boulder University Libraries 1720 Pleasant St 184 UCB Boulder, CO 80309-0184   Tel: (303) 492-8705 Email: libraries@colorado.edu   Website: https://www.colorado.edu/libraries/
/ Thursday, July 22, 2021
Institution subscribing to USC Shoah Foundation's Visual History Archive:   Babyn Yar Holocaust Memorial Center Street Velyka Vasylkivska, 100, p #7 Kyiv, 03150, Ukraine   Tel: +380 44 233 66 17 Email: info@babynyar.org Website: https://babynyar.org/
/ Thursday, July 22, 2021
On August 2, 1944, nearly 3,000 Roma and Sinti women, men and children were murdered in the gas chambers of Auschwitz-Birkenau.
/ Monday, August 2, 2021
/ Tuesday, August 3, 2021
​We Share the Same Sky weaves together the stories of these two young women--Hana as a refugee who remains one step ahead of the Nazis at every turn, and Rachael, whose insatiable curiosity to touch the past guides her into the lives of countless strangers, bringing her love and tragic loss. Throughout the course of her twenties, Hana's history becomes a guidebook for Rachael in how to live a life empowered by grief.
/ Monday, August 9, 2021
In partnership with Aspen Film, the event series opens with a screening and special panel discussion of the award-winning feature film My Name Is Sara. The film is based on the true story of 13-year-old Sara Góralnik, who, after escaping a Jewish Ghetto in Poland and losing her family at the outset of the Holocaust, hides in plain sight, passing as an Orthodox Christian, and ultimately survives against all odds.
/ Wednesday, August 11, 2021

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