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The Lloyd M. Burstein Memorial Holocaust Film Series 2020 at the Figge Art Museum (225 W 2nd St, Davenport, IA) starts Sunday, March 22:
Sunday, March 22, 4:00 PM: Sobibor
Sunday, March 29, 4:00 PM: I Do Not Care if We Go Down in History as Barbarians
Sunday, May 3, 4:00 PM: When Hitler Stole Pink Rabbit
Sunday, May 10, 4:00 PM: The Invisibles
Tickets available at the door. Adults $7; Seniors (60+) and Military $6; Students Free. For info call (309) 793-1300. These films have adult content and have won many awards.
Environmental Film Series at the Figge Art Museum (225 W. 2nd St., Davenport) – 6 Sundays (Jan. 19, Feb. 23, Mar. 15, Apr. 5, Apr. 26, May 17) at 4 PM.
Admission: Adults $5; Students $2. Click on flyer below for details.
The community is invited to the Israel Book Club at Temple Emanuel, which will be held on alternating Thursdays from noon-1:30 PM. See second flyer below for Thursday dates.
The first book was “My Promised Land.” The second book will be “The Israeli Solution” by Glick.
On April 17, ArtsPower production of “My Heart in a Suitcase” will return to the Quad Cities for two performances. The first performance will be held at United Township High School in East Moline, IL at 9 AM. The second performance that same day will be at 1 PM at Geneseo High School in Geneseo, IL. Free and open to the public
Yom Hashoah will be held April 19, 2020 at the Tri Ciy Jewish Center (2715 30th St, Rock Island, IL). The speaker will be Ida Paluch Kersz.
In 1942, Ida Paluch Kersz was separated from her family in Poland as soldiers of the Nazi German regime rounded up the Jews of the Sosnowiec ghetto. The Holocaust survivor, who now lives in the Chicago suburb of Skokie, will be the 2020 keynote speaker this year in the Quad Cities. Details will be forthcoming.
Noah Lederman, author of A World Erased: A Grandson’s Search for his Family’s Holocaust Secrets, presented at the Bettendorf Public Library and Moline Public Library fall 2019. Noah was also a guest on St. Ambrose University’s KALA ROI radio show.
To view podcast: https://soundcloud.com/kalaradio/roi-332