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USC Shoah Foundation
On International Holocaust Remembrance Day, USC Shoah Foundation’s Robert Williams discusses the co-opting of historic events and how we — and social media companies — have a part in stopping the spread of lies about the atrocities.
USC Shoah Foundation has redesigned its Visual History Archive, the world’s largest collection of primary source video testimonies from genocide survivors.
Robert J. Williams will lead the institute, which studies and preserves the stories of survivors and witnesses of the Holocaust and other genocides. Joel Citron is named chair of its Board of Councilors.
The USC Gould alum’s visit includes an exploration of some of the institute’s 55,000 video testimonies of genocides around the world.
On Holocaust Remembrance Day, the interim executive director of USC Shoah Foundation discusses concerns about genocide in Ukraine, the distortion of the Holocaust, and the loss of a Ukrainian Holocaust survivor to the Russian assault on Mariupol.
Executive Director Stephen D. Smith will step down at the end of 2021 but continue to serve the institute as executive director emeritus.
Betty Grebenschikoff and Ana María Wahrenberg hadn’t seen each other since their families fled Berlin. More than 80 years later, astute work by a foundation indexer brought them back together.
Portraits of Holocaust survivors appear alongside interactive testimonies in Facing Survival, a USC Fisher Museum of Art and USC Shoah Foundation collaboration open through Dec. 7.
Hundreds of Holocaust survivors have contacted USC Shoah Foundation to express a desire to tell their stories. The Last Chance initiative will give them the opportunity.