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
New Activity: Arrival at Auschwitz
In this activity, students will consider the personal experiences of those who arrived on the ramp at Auschwitz-Birkenau. They will explore images from the Auschwitz Album and listen to survivors who endured a similar process.
Featured Educator: Tony Cole
Through his work with the University of London Institute of Education’s Centre for Holocaust Education, Tony Cole has found IWitness to be an effective and powerful tool to teach "hard to reach" students about the Holocaust.
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 communications and education 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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