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Simon Wiesenthal Center

Overview
Works: 242 works in 386 publications in 4 languages and 4,831 library holdings
Genres: Documentary films  Nonfiction films  History  Interviews  Personal narratives  Biography  Periodicals  Biographical films  Drama  Made-for-TV movies 
Roles: Composer, Producer, isb, Patron
Classifications: DS126.4, 940.5318
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The long way home by Mark Jonathan Harris( Visual )

19 editions published between 1997 and 2015 in English and held by 609 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This documentary traces intimate stories of courage in the harrowing years between the end of World War II and the formation of the state of Israel. Includes archival footage, original broadcasts and personal testimonies from survivors of the Holocaust
Simon Wiesenthal Center annual by Simon Wiesenthal Center( )

in 3 languages and held by 451 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

I have never forgotten you : the life and legacy of Simon Wiesenthal by Richard Trank( Visual )

7 editions published between 2006 and 2015 in English and held by 355 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Holocaust survivor Simon Wiesenthal lost 89 family members and helped track down over 1,100 Nazi war criminals. He spent six decades fighting anti-semitism and prejudice against all people. Watching the early efforts of the U.S. government to prosecute Nazi war criminals he realized that without justice, there is no freedom, and initially decided to dedicate a few years to that quest. A few years turned into the rest of his life
Occupation, Nazi-hunter : the continuing search for the perpetrators of the Holocaust by Efraim Zuroff( Book )

2 editions published in 1994 in English and held by 343 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

During the past fifteen years there has been renewed interest in the efforts to prosecute the perpetrators of the Holocaust. Sparked by revelations that Allied countries such as the United States, Great Britain, Canada and Australia had afforded a postwar haven to thousands of Nazi collaborators, Nazi-hunters continue their efforts to insure that those responsible for the implementation of the Final Solution are held accountable for their crimes. This task has not been easy as the passage of time, numerous legal and technical difficulties and the reluctance of host governments to deal with this issue have created extremely difficult obstacles in the path of achieving justice. This book tells the story of an individual who has played an important role in the recent efforts of two of the most important agencies in the field of Nazi-hunting - the Simon Wiesenthal Center and the Office of Special Investigations (OSI) of the U.S. Justice Department. As a researcher in Israel for OSI from 1980 to 1986, Efraim Zuroff found numerous documents and witnesses who helped convict Nazi war criminals living in the United States. He participated in the investigation to determine whether the infamous Dr. Josef Mengele had been arrested and released after the war by the American Army. He also uncovered a means of tracking down thousands of Nazi collaborators who had escaped to the West by utilizing postwar Red Cross records of refugees. It was this discovery which prompted his decision to leave OSI and become coordinator of Nazi war crimes research for the Simon Wiesenthal Center. Over the course of the past eight years, the Center has submitted the names of over 1,700 suspected Nazi war criminals to twelve different countries and has helped influence Canada (in 1987), Australia (in 1989) and Great Britain (in 1991) to pass special legislation to enable the prosecution of Nazi war criminals living in those countries. In addition, Sweden, New Zealand and Iceland have also launched special investigations of Nazi war criminals in the wake of the Center's efforts to expose the perpetrators of the Holocaust. Occupation: Nazi-hunter discusses how Nazi-hunting was revived in the seventies, how it was carried out in the eighties and whether it can continue in the nineties. It chronicles the personal story of one of today's Nazi-hunters, a young Jew born after the Holocaust who has devoted his life to the pursuit of justice for the victims of the Holocaust
Genocide( Visual )

2 editions published between 2004 and 2007 in English and held by 318 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The heart-wrenching, yet often heroic story of the millions of men, women and children who fell victim to Hitler's Final Solution
Liberation by Arnold Schwartzman( Visual )

9 editions published between 1994 and 2007 in English and Polish and held by 300 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Documentary on the progress of the Allied offensive against Germany at the same time that Hitler was winning the genocidal war against European Jews
The long way home( Visual )

3 editions published in 1998 in English and held by 296 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This documentary traces intimate stories of courage in the harrowing years between the end of World War II and the formation of the state of Israel. Includes archival footage, original broadcasts and personal testimonies from survivors of the Holocaust
Genocide by Arnold Schwartzman( Visual )

13 editions published between 1980 and 2015 in English and German and held by 199 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Graphically depicts the events of the Holocaust through the use of contemporary newsfilm, still photos and the reminiscences of survivors
Confronting omnicide : Jewish reflections on weapons of mass destruction by Daniel Landes( Book )

2 editions published in 1991 in English and held by 179 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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In search of peace by Marvin Hier( Visual )

1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 148 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Chronicles the first two decades of Israel's existence, offering new insights in the origins of the Middle East conflict
Ever again( Visual )

3 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in English and held by 146 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Examines the resurgence of violent anti-Semitism in Europe and its connection to international terrorism currently threatening the entire world. It exposes the dangerous Islamic extremism and culture of death being preached from mosques of Europe's major cities and the new neo-Nazism spreading from Germany across the continent. It documents the anti-Semitic roots of recent terrorist attacks in Madrid and London which left hundreds dead and thousands wounded. It examines the shift from the traditional anti-Semitism of the right to the new anti-Semitism of the extreme left."--Container
Echoes that remain by Arnold Schwartzman( Visual )

10 editions published between 1990 and 2007 in English and held by 87 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A study of Jewish Shtetl life before the Holocaust. Combines hundreds of rare archival photos and previously unseen film footage, with live action sequences shot on location at the sites of former Jewish communities in Czechoslovakia, Hungary, Poland, and Romania
The new lexicon of hate : the changing tactics, language and symbols of America's extremists( Book )

8 editions published between 1997 and 2004 in English and held by 64 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A pocket guide to help families, clergy, law enforcement, the military, and the media to be better equipped to recognize today's symbols and symptoms of bigotry which have infected many of America's kids
Unlikely heroes by Marvin Hier( Visual )

4 editions published between 2000 and 2009 in English and held by 62 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"For most people, the idea of Jewish resistance during the holocaust is limited to the heroism of the Warsaw Ghetto uprising and a few isolated acts throughout WWII. Contrary to the view of some that Jews caught in the terror of Hitler's Europe were passive, Moriah Film's latest documentary highlights previously unknown stories of extraordinary men and women who exemplified the highest level of courage and human dignity during the most desperate days of the holocaust"--Container
Farrakhan's reign of historical error : the truth behind The secret relationship between Blacks and Jews by Harold David Brackman( Book )

2 editions published in 1992 in English and held by 55 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A point by point refutation of the book "The Secret Relationship between Blacks and Jews, " produced in 1991 by Louis Farrakhan's Nation of Islam and inspired by a classic antisemitic vision that conceives all of history as a vast Jewish conspiracy. The book claims that Jews dominated the slave trade, were major slave owners, and exploited Blacks after their emancipation. Demonstrates parallels between "The Secret Relationship" and Henry Ford's antisemitic writings
Response( )

in English and held by 54 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dignity and defiance : the confrontation of life and death in the Warsaw ghetto( Book )

2 editions published in 1993 in English and held by 49 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Published on the 50th anniversary of the Warsaw ghetto uprising. Contains short articles, as well as some documents, and poems dedicated to the Warsaw ghetto. Pp. 102-110 contain a bibliography of English-language books on the Warsaw ghetto. Pp. 111-112 contain a short filmography
Kristallnacht : November 9-10, 1938 : a resource book and program guide by Simon Wiesenthal Center( Book )

3 editions published between 1938 and 1988 in English and held by 49 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A guidebook for communities wishing to commemorate "Kristallnacht, " the organized anti-Jewish pogrom in Germany and Austria which represented a major transition in Nazi policy. Includes a memorial program, a fact sheet, facsimiles of documents, eyewitness and newspaper reports, guidelines for discussion, and a bibliography (pp. 36-39)
Code name: the long sobbing : the Allies, the Axis, and the victims : an anthology from D-Day to V-E Day( Book )

2 editions published in 1994 in English and held by 48 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Beautiful music ; In search of peace( Visual )

2 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 43 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In search of peace (74 min.): Chronicles the first two decades of Israel's existence, offering new insights on the origins of the Middle East conflict. The film weaves together historical narrative, anecdotes and dramatic personal stories, drawing on interviews with the leaders who helped make that history
 
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WorldCat IdentitiesRelated Identities
Occupation, Nazi-hunter : the continuing search for the perpetrators of the Holocaust
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The long way homeConfronting omnicide : Jewish reflections on weapons of mass destruction
Alternative Names
Centar Simon Wiesenthal

Centre Simon Wiesenthal

Centro Simon Wiesenthal

Centrul Simon Wiesenthal

Centrum Simona Wiesenthala

Centrum Szymona Wiesenthala

S.W.C.

Simon Wiesenthal Center

Simon Wiesenthal Center for Holocaust Studies

Simon Wiesenthal-centret

Simon Wiesenthal -keskus

Simon Wiesenthal Központ

Simon Wiesenthal-senteret

Simon Wiesenthalcentrum

Simon Wiesenthali keskus

Stredisko Simona Wiesenthala

SWC

SWC (Los Angeles)

Wiesenthal Center

Wiesenthal Center Los Angeles, Calif

Центр Симона Визенталя

Центр Симона Візенталя

מרכז שמעון ויזנטל

שמעון וויזענטאל צענטער

مرکز سیمون ویزنتال

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English (130)

Polish (2)

German (1)

Romanian (1)