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JFCS Holocaust Center is Northern California’s primary resource for education about the Holocaust and genocide.
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The JFCS Holocaust Center is now a full access site for the USC Shoah Foundation's collection of 55,000 oral histories!
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"I've got to save these two bites of bread for tomorrow morning, because if I am able to put two bites of bread into my stomach, then I can start the day. "
"The man was beaten for six days solid. I didn't know a human being could stand that. And he still didn't die."
"I couldn’t rest unless I told my story, we need to teach the world what went on."
In 1943, 14-year-old Rywka, living in Poland’s notorious Lodz Ghetto, began to record her thoughts and dreams in a precious diary. It was found in 1945 in Auschwitz but kept hidden in darkness for 70 years.
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Programs offered by the JFCS Holocaust Center and Tauber Holocaust Library include the Manovill Holocaust History Fellowship, the William J. Lowenberg Speakers Bureau, the Day of Learning, the Oral History Project, the University Fellowships program, and The Next Chapter.

All of these programs are made possible by the generous support of our donors.

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