2022 Ida S. Kramer Holocaust Essay Contest Winners

1st Place: Levi Tannenbaum (10th grade) and Yosef Tannenbaum (9th grade), Homeschooled – “Mendel’s Journey” (Mendel Hershkowitz Kluger)

2nd Place: Alex M. Williams (8th grade), Rivermont Collegiate, Bettendorf, IA – “A Night We Should Never Forget” (Elie Wiesel)

3rd Place (Tie): Zoe D. Fuglsang (8th grade), St. Joseph Catholic School, DeWitt, IA – “A Time to Never Forget” (Aaron Elster). Paige Swain (10th grade), Geneseo High School, Geneseo, IL – “Her Truimph” (Irene Butter)

The Quad Cities Yom HaShoah Committee sponsors the annual The Ida S. Kramer “Children and the Holocaust” Essay Contest for Quad City area (Illinois and Iowa) for students in grades 6-12. The Essay Contest, in honor and loving memory of Ida S. Kramer (1926-2015), bears her name. Ida has been the voice of Holocaust education for Quad City schools, civic groups, and the community at large for over 30 years.

Theme: Children and the Holocaust
The title of the essay may be original and may be on the first page of the essay or on a separate cover sheet. Essay must be submitted electronically to: aross@jfqc.org

 March 1 (annually)
Guidelines & Entry Form:

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