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Behind Every Name

The United States Holocaust Memorial Museum has released a new series of short animated films: Behind Every Name. Video links: An athlete’s defiance in the face of Nazi oppression. A soldier’s courage through captivity. A friendship across continents. The rescue … Continue reading

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Holocaust & Peace: Lessons from the Past for the Future

Holocaust & Peace: Lessons from the Past for the Future is a practical guide for educators created by the Educators’ Institute for Human Rights (EIHR).

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USHMM Education Newsletter

Teaching about the Holocaust can inspire students to think critically about the past and their own roles and responsibilities today. Discover access to free lesson plans and resources below. We hope these tools are helpful in the classroom and beyond. … Continue reading

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David Nasaw’s “The Last Million” book discussion

Here is the video link to the outstanding program, “The Last Million: Europe’s Displaced Persons from World War to Cold War” with historian and author David Nasaw which aired May 13, 2021. Link: https://youtu.be/uRVNKTFC0kM

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Programs offered by the Holocaust Education Committee of the Greater Quad Cities

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2021 Holocaust Essay and Visual Arts Contest Winners

Ida Kramer “Children and the Holocaust” Essay Contest: 1st Place: Lila Teitle, 11th grade, Pleasant Valley High School“Never Forget: A Story of Hope and Forgiveness” 2nd Place: Mary Roldstad, 10th grade, Assumption High School“Mengele’s Twins” 3rd Place: Anna Prosise, 7th … 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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