/ Friday, December 1, 2023
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An invaluable resource for humanity, with nearly every testimony encompassing a complete personal history of life before, during and after the subject’s firsthand experience with genocide. Learn more about the collections that make up the Institute's Visual History Archive.
/ Saturday, May 11, 2019
We are seeking a dedicated and skilled communications professional to join USC Shoah Foundation’s External Affairs division as a Senior Grant Writer, Constituent Affairs Specialist. In this critical role, you will be responsible for preparing, researching, and crafting highly competitive research grant proposals and other supporting documentation for donors and other external affairs stakeholders (e.g., Board of Councilors, government representatives, etc).
/ Monday, December 4, 2023
For more than a year, tensions and fighting in and on the border of the Republic of Nagorno-Karabakh (Artsakh) have grown in intensity. In part the result of the nature of the region’s creation under the Soviets in the 1920s, this has had a disastrous effect on the 120,000 ethnic Armenians who call Nagorno-Karabakh home.
/ Wednesday, October 11, 2023
/ Sunday, August 18, 2019
Please consider making a gift to the USC Shoah Foundation this holiday season.
/ Tuesday, December 5, 2023
Please consider making a gift to the USC Shoah Foundation this holiday season.
/ Tuesday, December 5, 2023
When asked what her family means to her in light of surviving the Holocaust, Saba called her children and grandchildren her naches, her "pride and joy." Please consider making a gift to the USC Shoah Foundation this holiday season.
/ Tuesday, December 5, 2023
In the aftermath of the October 7 Hamas terrorist attacks in southern Israel, the USC Shoah Foundation and Tablet Studios announced a partnership to collect, archive, and make available testimonies of survivors, bereaved family members, and rescuers who risked their lives to save others during the assault.
Oct 7, CATT, collections / Tuesday, December 5, 2023
homepage, hanukkah / Tuesday, December 5, 2023
Jennifer Rodgers is a historian of modern Germany and Europe. She holds a PhD in History from the University of Pennsylvania, where she wrote a dissertation on the International Tracing Service (ITS), the first study of this Holocaust-era humanitarian organization.
/ Monday, December 11, 2023
Elia Groode is a student majoring in Law, History, and Culture and minoring in Consumer Behavior. As an intern at the USC Shoah Foundation, Elia helps to train the dimensions in testimony (DIT) system in both English and Hebrew. She also works on some writing projects, such as curating short biographies for survivors. In addition to her work with the Shoah Foundation, she is the political director for Trojans for Israel and a TAMID strategy consultant.
/ Monday, December 11, 2023
Soumya Nambi Ganesh is a Metadata Analyst Intern at the USC Shoah Foundation. Primarily tasked with cleaning, tagging and annotating video interview - data for an AI Chatbot that enables virtual interactions with genocide survivors. Prior experience includes Data Analytics and Business Intelligence in technology.
/ Monday, December 11, 2023
Adriana Reynoso is a Holocaust Indexer for USC Shoah Foundation. She also supports the training program of new indexers for Holocaust and Guatemalan Genocide testimonies.
/ Monday, December 11, 2023
Tom indexes Holocaust survivor testimonies for the Visual History Archive. He joined the Shoah Foundation in 2022 after earning a MSt in Yiddish Studies from the University of Oxford and a PhD in Germanic Languages and Literatures from the University of Pennsylvania. He spent one year in Vienna as a Fulbright Fellow researching his dissertation on Jewish Thought in Franz Werfel’s dramatic works.
/ Monday, December 11, 2023
She is responsible for inputting and organizing metadata associated with the Foundation’s vast collection of audiovisual testimonies of Holocaust survivors and witnesses.
/ Monday, December 11, 2023
Hamza Kamil, a junior undergrad in the Interactive Media and Game Design program at USC, has had the privilege of serving as a Media Production Intern at the USC Shoah Foundation.
/ Monday, December 11, 2023
Harold is a South Carolina State University graduate with a B.A. in Political Science. A career educator with a keen interest in History, Harold introduces new guests to our interactive lobby, which demonstrates the transformative power of Holocaust testimonies delivered through interactive technology as well as artistic expression. Harold also coordinates with facilities and DPS to ensure the maintenance and safety of the work environment. 
/ Monday, December 11, 2023
The Institute mourns the passing of members of our community in 2022, including survivors who have given testimony, Joe Adamson, Helen Fagin, Sigmund Burke, Vera Gissing, Gerda Weissmann Klein, Bill Harvey, Max Glauben, Max Eisen, Phillip Maisel, Edward Mosberg, Judah Samet and Robert Clary.
in memoriam / Thursday, December 15, 2022
Ari Şekeryan received his PhD from the University of Oxford in 2018 and has since held research positions at the University of Wisconsin–Madison, California State University–Fresno, the University of Michigan Ann Arbor, and the University of Cambridge.
/ Tuesday, December 12, 2023
Julie Gruenbaum Fax is a content strategist and creator on our communications team, responsible for institutional storytelling, feature writing, and strategic messaging.
/ Tuesday, December 12, 2023
Dr. Robert J. Williams is the Finci-Viterbi Executive Director of USC Shoah Foundation. He is UNESCO Chair on Antisemitism and Holocaust Research and the Advisor to the International Holocaust Remembrance Alliance, where he also served for four years as chair of the Committee on Antisemitism and Holocaust Denial.
/ Monday, October 31, 2022
The USC Shoah Foundation mourns the August 3, 2023 passing of Nimrod “Zigi” Ariav, a Holocaust survivor who fought in the 1944 Warsaw Uprising and Israel’s War of Independence before becoming a leader in the Israeli aeronautics industry. He was a longtime supporter of the POLIN Museum of the History of Polish Jews in Warsaw. He was 96. 
/ Thursday, August 17, 2023
In the moments before Shaylee Atary Winner escaped from her home in the early morning hours of October 7, she saw her husband fighting to close the iron window grates in their safe room over the hand of a terrorist who was reaching in. With a glance, Shaylee and her husband silently agreed she would take their baby and run.
antiSemitism, Oct 7 / Friday, December 1, 2023
USC Shoah Foundation is dedicated to making audio-visual interviews with witnesses of the Holocaust and other genocides a compelling voice for education and action. The Institute currently has over 56,000 testimonies recorded in 44 languages in 65 countries that allow us to see the faces and hear the voices of those who witnessed history, allowing them to teach, to memorialize, and to inspire.
/ Sunday, March 24, 2019

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