On behalf of the Littman Families Holocaust Resource Center at the Bildner Center, we invite you to reflect on and commemorate Yom HaShoah, Holocaust Remembrance Day.
Anne Frank, from Diary to Book:
Watch a lecture by Rutgers Jewish Studies Professor Jeffrey Shandler, based on his book Anne Frank Unbound: Media, Imagination, Memory, coedited with Barbara Kirshenblatt-Gimblett (Indiana University Press, 2012).
Access Testimonies from NJ Holocaust Survivors:
Rutgers provides access through its libraries to the full range of testimonies housed in the Visual History Archive. Established by Steven Spielberg in 1994, the USC Shoah Foundation has recorded more than 54,000 video interviews with Holocaust survivors and other witnesses. Currently, 88 testimonies that were given in New Jersey are publicly available.
New Jersey Testimonies
We mourn the passing of Margit Feldman, pictured right, a longtime member of the NJ Commission on Holocaust Education. Listen to her testimony.
Virtual Commemorations for Yom HaShoah:
Attend an online event hosted by the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum. What You Do Matters: 2020 National Tribute Gathering. Watch live 4/21/2020, 6:00 p.m.
Attend an online program presented by the International March of the Living and cosponsored by the Rutgers Miller Center for Community Protection and Resilience. Watch live 4/21/2020, 7:00 p.m.
Watch a virtual concert of songs derived from Holocaust survivors' testimonies, hosted by Yale's Slifka Center for Jewish Life and Fortunoff Video Archive for Holocaust Testimonies. Online Concert: Zisl Slepovitch Ensemble & Sasha Lurje. Watch live 4/23/2020, 7:00 p.m.
Watch a video of a virtual ceremony hosted by the Museum of Jewish Heritage. Virtual Presentation: New York’s Annual Gathering Of Remembrance. It originally aired 4/19/2020.
Rutgers University libraries online hosts The Hidden Child (2007, NJN New Jersey Public Television & Radio), a documentary film about Maud Dahme, who was a hidden child in the Netherlands during the war. Maud Dahme, long time member of the NJ Commission on Holocaust Education has participated in the educational programs of the Littman Families Holocaust Resource Center.
Related films recommended by the Rutgers Jewish Film Festival that are available on streaming platforms:
- Fanny's Journey
- The Art Dealer
- Killing Kasztner
- No. 4 Street of Our Lady
- Prosecuting Evil: The Extraordinary World of Ben Ferencz