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Holocaust Films on WQPT-TV in April

In commemoration of Passover and Holocaust Remembrance, WQPT-TV in the Quad Cities will be presenting in cooperation with the Jewish Federation of the Quad Cities the following films: Thursday, April 9, 2020 The Four Sons and All Their Sons: A … Continue reading

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KALA Radio Show – Holocaust Topics

R.O.I., produced by KALA and an affiliate of Public Radio International, has interviewed several local scholars on topics relating to the Holocaust. The show examines important events in history as well as current events through books, journal article, papers, and … Continue reading

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The Lloyd M. Burstein Memorial Holocaust Film Series 2020

The Lloyd M. Burstein Memorial Holocaust Film Series 2020 at the Figge Art Museum (225 W 2nd St, Davenport, IA) will begin Sunday, May 3. The first two films in the series were postponed due to the coronavirus. Sunday, May … Continue reading

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Israel Online Book Club

The community is invited to join the online Israel Book Club hosted by Temple Emanuel. It will be held on alternating Thursdays from noon-1:30 PM through Zoom. See flyer below for Thursday dates. The first book was “My Promised Land.”¬† … Continue reading

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2020 Yom Hashoah in the Quad Cities – EVENT POSTPONED

EVENT HAS BEEN POSTPONED DUE TO COVID-19. Yom Hashoah was scheduled for April 19, 2020 (6:30 PM) at the Tri Ciy Jewish Center (2715 30th St, Rock Island, IL). Holocaust survivor Ida Paluch Kersz will be the 2020 keynote speaker … Continue reading

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Holocaust Curriculum Cases for Quad City Teachers

Curriculum cases for teaching about the Holocaust in grades 6-8 are available for free checkout by Quad City area teachers.¬† These cases were developed by the Curriculum Committee for the Jeff Leibovitz Special Collection of Holocaust Education Materials. Flyer Curriculum … Continue reading

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2020 Holocaust Essay and Art Contest Winners

THIS YEAR’S 2020 CONTEST WINNERS & PARTICIPANTS Essay and Art Flyer 2020 THE IDA KRAMER CHILDREN OF THE HOLOCAUST ESSAY CONTEST WINNERS: The Ida S. Kramer “Children and the Holocaust” Essay Contest Entry Form 2020 1st Place – Taylor Piglisi¬† … Continue reading

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