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2014-10-07 08:37:33

Jared McBride, the fellowship's debut recipient, was selected by a panel of USC researchers and professors for the originality of his proposal and its potential to advance genocide research. LOS ANGELES, Oct. 7, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Margee and Douglas Greenberg have provided a gift to fund an endowed fellowship program at USC Shoah Foundation's Center for Advanced Genocide Research, the newly announced research and scholarship unit of the Institute housed on the campus...

2014-09-11 08:25:22

NEW YORK, Sept. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- AJC welcomes adoption by the Greek Parliament of a new law to combat and penalize acts of racism and Holocaust denial. "This legislation is an important step for strengthening Greek society, as the nation confronts extremists who promote hate and untruths, which can be accompanied by intimidation and the threat of violence," said AJC Executive Director David Harris. The bill, an initiative of Prime Minister Samaras to update a 1979...

2014-09-08 08:27:29

BANGKOK, Thailand, Sept. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- 'Origins: Discovery' is a unique epic story set during the greatest conflict in human history; an alternative history intended to make the reader laugh, cry and contemplate our most important human values. It is a novel of love, culture and discovery, in spite of the tragic background. http://originsdiscovery.com/ Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140805/133776 In the world of today troubled by conflict and...

2014-07-22 08:26:43

The free online programs focus on the commemorations of the 70th anniversary of the liberation of Auschwitz, the 30th anniversary of the Cambodian Genocide and the 100th anniversary of the Armenian Genocide LOS ANGELES, July 22, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The world will commemorate several important events during the 2014-15 school year that will provide teachers an opportunity to explore these milestones in ways that will impact and engage students....

2014-07-16 12:25:59

Second Annual Meeting Announces Growth in Revenue and Attendance, New Board Members DAYTON, Ohio, July 16, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Dayton Performing Arts Alliance (DPAA) held its second Annual Meeting on Thursday, June 19, 2014 at Dayton Racquet Club. On July 1, 2014, the classical arts organization, comprising Dayton Ballet, Dayton Opera and Dayton Philharmonic, celebrated the second anniversary of the historic merger of these three art forms into one operating entity,...

2014-04-25 16:23:05

LOS ANGELES, April 25, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Seeking to build on USC Shoah Foundation's 20 years of success in gathering testimonies of Holocaust and genocide survivors, the University of Southern California will establish the Center for Advanced Genocide Research to study how and why such instances of mass violence occur, and how to intervene in the cycle that can lead to them. USC President C. L. Max Nikias and USC Shoah Foundation founder Steven Spielberg announce the new...

2014-04-07 23:24:14

In Commemoration of the 1994 Rwandan Genocide Foundation Rwanda Announces Bike Build Campaign New York, New York (PRWEB) April 07, 2014 Beginning twenty years ago on April 7th, 1994, an estimated 250,000 women were raped during the genocide in Rwanda and an estimated 20,000 children were born as the result of these rapes, many of them to mothers who contracted HIV from their rapists. Since 2007, Foundation Rwanda has worked to help educate these children and to provide holistic support...

2014-03-31 12:21:37

NEW YORK, March 31, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Digital Place-based Advertising Association (DPAA) announced today that the Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) has joined the association. New York City Transit, the division of the MTA that operates the subways and buses, is in the process of rolling out more than 140 ad-supported, On the Go interactive digital travel information screens in subway stations in Manhattan, Brooklyn, the Bronx and Queens. Paul Fleuranges,...

2014-03-04 16:24:08

Book Launch for The Diary of Rywka Lipszyc Is March 10, 2014 SAN FRANCISCO, March 4, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The JFCS Holocaust Center in partnership with Lehrhaus Judaica today announced the publication of The Diary of Rywka Lipszyc. After more than 70 years in obscurity, the diary of a teenage girl that was found at Auschwitz in 1945 will be revealed for the first time to the public on March 10, 2014. Accompanied by rich background materials and edited by National Jewish...

2014-02-25 04:21:51

BERN, February 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- - Racial Discrimination: Switzerland's Passiveness Before ECHR Ruling? - Indication: The "Factsheet national and international positions in favor of a revision of the ECHR ruling" can be downloaded free of charge under: http://www.presseportal.ch/de/pm/100001660/?langid=2 - The ruling of the European Court of Human Rights (ECHR) of 17th December 2013 Perincek c. Suisse (no. 27510/08) has serious procedural and...


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