What is IWitness?
Over 1,300 video testimonies, multimedia activities, digital resources – the place to participate actively in learning.
students with the past
them in the present
them to build a better future
Featured Activity: Fighting in the Face of Racism
In this activity, students will learn about two former American soldiers who helped liberate Jews during the Holocaust and who themselves experienced racism/prejudice in the United States before and after WWII.
Featured Educator: Pothiti Hantzaroula
At the University of the Aegean in Greece, Pothiti Hatzaroula says IWitness helps her students understand the impact of the Holocaust of their own lives and the lives of others. Hantzaroula is a historian specializing in the Holocaust and post-war reconstruction of Jewish communities in Greece.
2015 IWitness Video Challenge Launched
USC Shoah Foundation launches 2nd annual video essay contest
Challenge your students to create positive value in their communities as inspired by the testimonies in IWitness
Auschwitz: The Past is Present global campaign
In support of the observance of the 70th Anniversary of the liberation of Auschwitz on January 27, 2015, this campaign engages a new generation in awareness, remembrance and community building.