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The Sephardi Voices History Project Collects Testimony from Jews Who Fled Arab Lands after Israel Was Founded
Sephardi Voices, is an audio-visual history project currently under way to document and archive the testimonies of Jews displaced from North Africa and the Middle East in the 20th century. With branches in Los Angeles, Miami, London, Paris, Jerusalem, and New York, Sephardi Voices has already collected 250 testimonies and is aiming to gather 5,000 in the next five years.
Updated: May. 07, 2013
Yael Rosen discusses the manifestations of racist incidents against Ethiopian Jews reported recently in the Israeli media. She describes a proactive approach to overcome racist feelings through educating the populace about the Ethiopian Jews, their heritage and achievements. This is what Project Abrah attempts to achieve.
Updated: Feb. 12, 2012
Marking the 2009 International Holocaust Memorial Day, the British Library has added a large collection of digital interviews of British Holocaust survivors to the Archival Sound Recordings website providing a new online tool for Holocaust research and education.
Updated: Feb. 09, 2009
This virtual exhibition published by the British Library is centered on recordings of Holocaust survivors' memories, made as part of the British Library's Sound Archives Oral History Program. Designed by the BL education team, it is a valuable resource for students at many different levels of education. The recordings cover the Jewish experience in Nazi Germany from 1933 to 1945, dealing with deportations, the ghettos, resistance, concentration camps, death marches, and liberation. These are accompanied by background material, student activities and teachers notes.
Updated: Feb. 09, 2009
The Jewish Women's Archive is a national non-profit organization based in Brookline, MA, whose mission is to uncover, chronicle, and transmit the rich history of Jewish women in North America. The Jewish Women's Archive presents the stories, struggles, and achievements of Jewish women in North America It has an extensive on-line collection of multimedia web exhibits on Jewish women, and a 'Virtual Archive', a guide to archival collections across the USA related to Jewish women. The 'Virtual Archive' contains descriptions of over 730 collections and short biographies of nearly 500 women who are featured in these collections.
Updated: Sep. 11, 2008