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USC Shoah

14 Dec

MAKING A NEW LIFE: THE COURAGE OF A REFUGEE – VIRTUAL FIELD TRIP on Discovery Education

(Grades 3-9) Join us for a Virtual Field Trip that will dive into the history and legacy of the Kindertransport and explore with students what it means to be a refugee. Hear how refugees adjust to their new homes and cultures and celebrate the strength people can have in times of great change.

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8 Feb

Concert Pianist Mona Golabek Brings Mother’s Story to Generation of Young Readers

Two new books published capture the extraordinary story of Lisa Jura, an Austrian Jewish refugee who survived the Holocaust and then pursued her dream to become a concert pianist. Hold on To Your Music and Lisa of Willesden Lane are authored by Jura’s daughter Mona Golabek, herself a virtuoso concert pianist and radio host. Since early 2020, USC Shoah Foundation […]

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8 Sep

Teaching the Holocaust Is More Important Than Ever

Two recent studies show that the need for educational programs about the Holocaust has never been greater. Both the Conference on Jewish Material Claims Against Germany study and the Echoes & Reflections U.S. College Survey demonstrated that Holocaust education can make a significant difference in students’ attitudes towards people whose backgrounds differ from their own. “The research showed that […]

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