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Israel on the Legal Battlefield – a Zoom program

The Jewish Federation is a proud sponsor of the upcoming ZOOM program (see flyer below) entitled “Israel on the Legal Battlefront: A Conversation with Sarah Weiss Ma’udi.”   Date: Monday, July 6, 2020. Time:  4:50 pm Central Time. RSVP required at: https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZwsceGrqTIrG9BDwKaQM5l34nqIw8dx3SyD

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QC Night to Honor Israel – Oct. 17

The QC Night to Honor Israel committee is planning the annual Night to Honor Israel fundraising event which is scheduled to be held this year at a new location, a new time and new day of the week:  Bettendorf Christian … Continue reading

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Virtual Nosh and Mingle – June 24

Please join us on ZOOM on Wednesday, June 24, 12:30 pm CST, for the Jewish Federation of the Quad Cities’ virtual Nosh and Mingle with special guest, Zehava Tesfay, Head of the Israeli Mission to the Jewish Federation of New York, who … Continue reading

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Holocaust music discovered and performed

More than 6 million people, most of them Jews, died in the Holocaust. The music they wrote as a temporary escape, however, did not, thanks in part to the efforts of an Italian composer and pianist, Francesco Lotoro. He has … Continue reading

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Holocaust Remembrance Day

April 21st is Holocaust Remembrance Day. For parents and educators who are home-schooling students in grades 7-12, here is a one class period lesson (with extended activities) from the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum entitled: “History of Antisemitism and the … 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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Online Israel Book Discussion Group

The community is invited to join the online Israel Book Discussion Group hosted by Temple Emanuel, held on alternating Thursdays from noon-1:30 PM through Zoom.  Books discussed: 1. Shavit. My Promised Land 2. Glick. The Israeli Solution 3. Omar Khaled … 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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