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Steve Spielberg in Philly for Shoah Foundation dinner

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: Steven Spielberg will be in Philadelphia Monday night, but it has nothing to do with scouting locations for his next blockbuster. Instead, the Oscar-winning director will attend the USC Shoah Foundation Institute’s fundraiser honoring Comcast CEO Brian Roberts. The Philly Daily News reports that Spielberg is[...]

Steven Spielberg’s USC Shoah Foundation Institute trains teachers

HollywoodNews.com: The Leichtag Family Foundation has made a major gift that will enable the USC Shoah Foundation Institute to expand its Teacher Innovation Network, a program initiated in 2009 to advance the use of Holocaust eyewitness testimony across the curriculum to build 21st-century skills including digital literacy, critical thinking, and[...]

Spielberg bestowed highest honor

Steven Spielberg was presented the America’s Democratic Legacy Award, which is the Anti-Defamation League’s highest honor. Director Abraham Foxman highlighted Spielberg’s creation of the USC Shoah Foundation, which has recorded over 52,000 Holocaust survivor stories. ADL reports that Foxman stated, “Your masterpiece, ‘Schindler’s List,’ literally changed the way we teach[...]