What is IWitness?

Over 1,300 video testimonies, multimedia activities, digital resources – the place to participate actively in learning.

Connects

students with the past

Engages

them in the present

Motivates

them to build a better future

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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.

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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.

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2015 IWitness Video Challenge Launched

USC Shoah Foundation launches 2nd annual video essay contest

Teachers

Challenge your students to create positive value in their communities as inspired by the testimonies in IWitness

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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.

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Watch

Browse clips of testimony addressing more than 50 different topics. Registered IWitness users can search and watch full length testimonies.

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Construct

IWitness Activities provide educators and students with tools to work with testimony.

Educators can build custom activities to support learners at all levels, or utilize the myriad of prepared activities.

Students can build their own videos, word clouds and much more.

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