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2019 Holocaust Essay and Art Contests

The 2019 guidelines for the Shnurman Visual Arts Contest and the Ida S. Kramer Holocaust Essay Contest are now available online. Feb. 1, 2019 is the deadline for submissions of both contests.  The Quad Cites Yom Hashoah Committee is the … Continue reading

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Yom Hashoah 2019

Harold Kasimow will be the speaker for the May 5, 2019 Yom HaShoah at Temple Emanuel. Photo of Harold Kasimow’s extended family in Turmantas circa 1944-1945.

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Exhibition “Architecture of Murder” in April 2019

   The exhibition “Architecture of Murder: Auschwitz-Birkenau Blueprints” will be held at Grinnell College (1115 8th Ave, Grinnell, IA) during the first week in April, 2019. More information to be announced. Official exhibition website

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ArtsPower Play “My Heart in a Suitcase” 2019

ArtsPower will return to the Quad Cities with a production of “My Heart in a Suitcase” on Tuesday, April 30 and Wednesday, May 1, 2019. School venues to be announced. Summary: Anne Lehmann and her family no longer feel safe … 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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