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PROVOST’S GLOBAL FORUM: TEACHING ANNE FRANK

February 28 – March 2, 2022 – Schedule This Provost’s Global Forum brings together a multi-disciplinary panel of experts from Iowa and across Europe between February 28 – March 2, 2022, to highlight the educational value and continuing relevance of … Continue reading

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Holocaust Educators Cohort

Join our Holocaust Educator Cohort (Grades 6-12) to review our newly-released primary resource packets that help students understand how and why the Holocaust happened. CEU Credits Available. Tuesdays, 6:30 – 8:30 PM, February 1 – March 22, 2022 (virtual) Cohort participants will receive eight curated primary resource … Continue reading

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New Interactive Online Holocaust Lessons – USHMM

Engage Students with Interactive Online Lessons. Inspire meaningful examination of the Holocaust in person or at a distance with interactive materials that prompt students to actively engage with the history and think critically about the questions it raises. New Interactive … Continue reading

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2022 Meyer and Frances Shnurman Visual Arts Contest

The annual Meyer and Frances Shnurman Visual Arts Contest theme is “Imagery and Expression: A Visual Response to the Holocaust.” The contest is open to students in grades 7-12 in the Greater Quad City area. The Visual Arts Contest bears … Continue reading

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2022 Ida S. Kramer Holocaust Essay Contest

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 7-12. The Essay Contest, in honor and loving memory of Ida S. … Continue reading

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2022 International Holocaust Remembrance Day

 Jan. 27 is the 2022 International Holocaust Remembrance Day. This internationally recognized date for Holocaust Remembrance Day corresponds to the 27th day of Nisan on the Hebrew calendar. It marks the anniversary of the Warsaw Ghetto Uprising.

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Behind Every Name

The United States Holocaust Memorial Museum has released a new series of short animated films: Behind Every Name. Video links: An athlete’s defiance in the face of Nazi oppression. A soldier’s courage through captivity. A friendship across continents. The rescue … Continue reading

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Holocaust & Peace: Lessons from the Past for the Future

Holocaust & Peace: Lessons from the Past for the Future is a practical guide for educators created by the Educators’ Institute for Human Rights (EIHR).

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

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