Every Holocaust survivor has a story. And so do their families. Join us for the launch of the Last Chance Collection, an initiative of USC Shoah Foundation to collect undocumented testimonies of Holocaust eyewitnesses.
Classrooms Without Borders: “The Road to Babi Yar” Post Film Discussion with Avi Ben-Hur and Boris Maftsir film maker”
“The Road to Babi Yar” is the newest film of the documentary project by Boris Maftsir, about the Shoah of the Jews of the Soviet Union.
The rise of anti-Semitism across the globe alongside the current data that points to a serious void in understanding about the Holocaust in the 21st century shines a light on a critical need to continue the task of Holocaust Scholars to honor the memory of the Shoah.
The Ghetto Fighters’ House invites you to the first program in a three-part series on Invisible Years: Hiding in the Netherlands during the Holocaust
The Holocaust Teacher Institute at the University of Miami: “The Ravine: A Family, A Photograph, A Holocaust Massacre Revealed”
Join us to hear from Dr. Wendy Lower, author of The Ravine: A Family, A Photograph, A Holocaust Massacre Revealed as she shares her journey to uncover what took place during massacres in Ukraine during the Holocaust-based on a single, rare photograph.
During the Holocaust, three armed uprisings of Jews in the extermination camps were recorded, a very impressive statistic.
The Olga Lengyel Institute for Holocaust Studies and Human Rights: “Professor Timothy Snyder: The Holocaust and Lessons for Today”
Join us for a discussion with the renowned historian and Holocaust expert, Timothy Snyder, Levin Professor of History at Yale University.
Classrooms Without Borders in collaboration with The Embassy of the Czech Republic, invites you to join us online for a talk with musician/composer Peter Gyori and founder of the project Light of Understanding.
The Olga Lengyel Institute for Holocaust Studies and Human Rights: “Nevertheless, They Resisted: The Women Who Defied Nazi Rule During the Holocaust”
Join TOLI for this compelling discussion regarding the role of women in the resistance movement during the Holocaust.
As students return to school, educators recognize the essential need for building a supportive classroom community. This webinar will present testimony-based resources in IWitness that serve to create a safe and welcoming space for students to share their experiences, expand their perspectives, and recognize the importance of teamwork through stories that tell of acceptance, belonging and compassion.
Classrooms Without Borders is pleased to embark on this new innovative museum and Memorial series where we will highlight different angles of complex memory; grappling with the challenges faced in defining representation of both Lived Memory and Historical Memory.
The Institute of Holocaust and Genocide Studies at Raritan Valley Community College: “From Swastika to Jim Crow”
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Arthur Rothstein, best-known for his Dust Bowl photography during the Great Depression, was the recipient of more than three dozen awards in photography and photojournalism over the course of his career.
The Minsk Ghetto was established in what is now Belarus after Nazi Germany invaded the Soviet Union in June 1941.
The Albanian Code from award-winning Israeli filmmaker Yael Katzir tells the little-known story of how thousands of Jewish refugees in Albania were rescued in World War II.
Join the Museum of Jewish Heritage and Project Witness for a lecture exploring the phenomenon of camp shvesters (sisters) with Dr. Michael Berenbaum, world-renowned historian and Director of the Sigi Ziering Institute at American Jewish University.
Learn about this brave woman of valor whose story remained hidden for decades and is now coming to light.
International March of the Living: “The Destruction of the Lithuanian Jews – The Ponary Massacre with Jacob Shoshan”
Join Jacob Shoshan, esteemed and highly sought-after International March of the Living guide and historian for a compelling account of the destruction of the Lithuanian Jewish community and the description of what occurred during the Ponary Massacre.
“Sounds from Silence – Reflections of a Child Holocaust Survivor, Psychiatrist and Teacher” by Robert Krell
The Holocaust Documentation & Education Center is delighted to have this opportunity to share with you that a longtime colleague and very special friend, Dr. Robert Krell has a new book being published by Amsterdam Publishers called Sounds from Silence – Reflections of a Child Holocaust Survivor, Psychiatrist and Teacher.
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In fleeing persecution, nearly 20,000 European Jewish refugees found an unexpected safe haven in the Chinese port city of Shanghai between 1937 and 1945.
ZAP! POW! BAM! These words jump off the page as Captain America and Superman attack the comic book version of Adolf Hitler, who in reality was anything but an imaginary evil.
Appalachian State University’s Center for Judaic, Holocaust and Peace Studies – Virtual Summer Symposium
Appalachian State University’s Center for Judaic, Holocaust and Peace Studies presents their virtual Summer Symposium from July 18 – 23, 2021.
Join the USHMM to explore this inspiring story, and how preserving Holocaust evidence and researching our own family trees can deepen understanding of history.
Perhaps the most notorious war criminal of all time, Josef Mengele was the embodiment of bloodless efficiency and passionate devotion to Nazism.
Thousands of Jewish refugees spent months crossing the ocean, fleeing the Nazi regime, hoping to find safety when they reached Latin American countries on the other side of the world.
In 2021, the Federal Bureau of Investigation and the Department of Homeland Security reported that deadly attacks by racially motivated violent extremists are on the rise.
To commemorate Herzl on the anniversary of his death, Collecting the Dream is available for free download on Amazon’s Kindle from July 1 to 4, 2021.
This Pride Month, learn about Frieda Belinfante, one of Europe’s first female conductors and a Jewish lesbian, and painter Willem Arondeus, the gay leader of this group of artists turned resisters.
There are around 6,000 people in the world today who owe their lives to Nicholas Winton.