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USHMM Education Newsletter

Teaching about the Holocaust can inspire students to think critically about the past and their own roles and responsibilities today. Discover access to free lesson plans and resources below. We hope these tools are helpful in the classroom and beyond. … Continue reading

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Zoom Book Discussion

“Well Worth Saving: American Universities’ Life-and-Death Decisions on Refugees from Nazi Europe”- Thursday, June 24, 2021 (11:50 AM – 1:00 PM CT) Please register at https://bit.ly/3vH8jo2

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David Nasaw’s “The Last Million” book discussion

Here is the video link to the outstanding program, “The Last Million: Europe’s Displaced Persons from World War to Cold War” with historian and author David Nasaw which aired May 13, 2021. Link: https://youtu.be/uRVNKTFC0kM

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The Auschwitz Report (2021 Slovak drama film)

Presented by the Edlavitch DCJSS (D.C. Jewish Community Center), JxJ is a multidisciplinary arts project that encompasses the Washington Jewish Film and Musical Festivals, alongside hybrid arts programming (https://jxjdc.org/about/). “The Auschwitz Report” is Slovakia’s official entry to the 2021 Academy … Continue reading

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Programs offered by the Holocaust Education Committee of the Greater Quad Cities

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2021 Holocaust Essay and Visual Arts Contest Winners

Ida Kramer “Children and the Holocaust” Essay Contest: 1st Place: Lila Teitle, 11th grade, Pleasant Valley High School“Never Forget: A Story of Hope and Forgiveness” 2nd Place: Mary Roldstad, 10th grade, Assumption High School“Mengele’s Twins” 3rd Place: Anna Prosise, 7th … Continue reading

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