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40th Annual Quad Cities Holocaust Remembrance

Shortened Zoom Link: https://bit.ly/31lBQ9a Original Zoom Link: https://augustana-edu.zoom.us/j/98388958921?pwd=VlVPaXFsVUZwbWUwTC9EeTBRa1V4Zz09 The 40th Annual Quad Cities Holocaust Remembrance, known as Yom HaShoah, will be held Sunday, April 11, at 7 p.m. via Zoom. The speaker for this year’s community-wide commemoration, Ida Paluch, author … Continue reading

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Holocaust Remembrance, WQPT-TV

In commemoration of Holocaust Remembrance, WQPT-TV in the Quad Cities will be presenting in cooperation with the Jewish Federation of the Quad Cities the following movies on Thursday evening on April 8, and Friday early morning on April 9. ****If to … Continue reading

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Holocaust Remembrance Day with the Illinois Holocaust Museum & Education Center

Zoom Online Event: Holocaust Remembrance Day, Thursday, April 8, 2021 (6:30 PM CST). Join the Illinois Holocaust Museum and Education Center, Sheerit Hapleitah of Metropolitan Chicago, Chicago Jewish Community Relations Council, Jewish Federations of Chicago, Champaign-Urbana, Springfield, Rockford, Southern Illinois, … Continue reading

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The Lloyd M. Burstein Memorial Holocaust Film Series 2021

The Lloyd M. Burstein Memorial Holocaust Film Series 2021 begins Feb. 21, 2021. All films are on Vimeo (online video streaming) for 3-7 days. See dates, times, Vimeo links and passwords below for each movie. For more information, contact 309-793-1300. … Continue reading

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A Holocaust Memorial Day Walk on the Streets of the former Warsaw Ghetto: Remembrance, Reflection and Hope

When: Wednesday, April 7, 2021 Time: USA 11:00am Central Time / Poland 6:00pm CET / Israel 7:00pm IDT On ZOOM. Free and open to the public. To register, go to: https://zoom.us/meeting/register/tJEofuGuqz8tHNYkM09ML2lsXwNgvLlFUdCt Download brochure: Yom Hashoah Augustana Zoom Link: https://bit.ly/31lBQ9a MP4: In … Continue reading

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2021 Holocaust Art & Essay Contests

The Quad Cities Yom HaShoah Committee sponsors the annual The Ida S. Kramer “Children and the Holocaust” Essay Contest for Quad City area (Illinois and Iowa) for students in grades 7-12. The Essay Contest, in honor and loving memory of Ida … Continue reading

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Holocaust Remembrance Day & USHMM Lesson

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 Israel Book Discussion Group hosted by Temple Emanuel, held on alternating Thursdays from noon-1:30 PM through Zoom.  Previous books discussed were Shavit’s My Promised Land; Glick’s The Israeli Solution; Ahmad’s Shatila Stories; LeVine & Mossberg’s … 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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