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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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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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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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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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