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Brundibar Opera

The Brundibar opera is coming to Augustana College in November. The Augustana Chamber Orchestra joins Opera@Augustana and the Jenny Lind Vocal Ensemble in a performance of “Brundibár,” a children’s opera by Jewish Czech composer Hans Krása. “Brundibár” was written in 1938 but … Continue reading

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Danville Station Museum

Eva Schloss, stepsister of Anne Frank, visited the Danville Station Museum,in Danville, Iowa and the Tri-City Jewish Center in Rock Island, IL, on May 24 and 25, respectively. Danville was the hometown of two sisters, Juanita and Betty Wagner. They … Continue reading

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The Israeli Film Series 2018

The Israeli Film Series 2018 begins Sunday, June 3 at 4:00 pm at the Figge Art Museum Auditorium (225 W. 2nd Street, Davenport, IA). Sunday, June 3, 4:00pm: The Wedding Plan Sunday, June 10, 4:00pm:  The Cakemaker Sunday, June 24, … Continue reading

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2018 Holocaust Essay & Art Contest Winners

IDA KRAMER CHILDREN OF THE HOLOCAUST ESSAY CONTEST WINNERS:   1st Place Oliver I. Klipsch “A Flame of Hope-The Legacy of Dr. Ralph Troll”   7th Grade, Creative Arts Academy, Davenport, Iowa Sponsoring Teacher: Heidi Hernandez  2018 Oliver Klipsch essay 2nd … Continue reading

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2018 Rauch Foundation Educator Scholarship

Date: April 1 & Oct. 1 (bi-annual deadline) Event: Rauch Foundation Teacher Scholarship for Professional Development in Holocaust Education Application: Rauch Foundation Scholarship(1)

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Holocaust Education Committee of the Quad Cities

Welcome to the website for the Holocaust Education Committee of the Quad Cities. The website pages include a painting of apple blossoms by actress Judy Winnick. It represents the apple tree where Irena Sendler buried jars filled with names of … Continue reading

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