"It was cool to have a chance to listen to a real person speak about what he went through during the Holocaust. He was the most credible source that we could have. I learned a lot more through his pictures and stories." ~ Boys Latin Charter School student

Last surviving leader of the Warsaw ghetto uprising has passed away

Marek Edelman, a leader in the April-May 1943 Warsaw ghetto uprisings, has passed away at 90 in Poland. Edelman dedicated his life to the defense of human life, dignity and freedom and was honored with the French Legion of Honor and Poland's highest civilian distinction, the Order of the White Eagle and held an honorary doctorate degree from Yale University.
Read the obituary here.

Itka Zygmuntowicz biography expanded

It is our pleasure to provide you with an expanded biography and the full Shoah Foundation interview of Itka Zygmuntowicz.
View her biography.

"Being Jewish In France" to be screened at Philadelphia Jewish Film Festival

Being Jewish in France, written and directed by Yves Jeuland, documents the history of French Jews from the period of the Enlightenment, when they were declared free, equal "brothers" to the virulent anti-Semitism of the Dreyfus affair and the stain of the Vichy regime's treatment of Jews.

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