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Holocaust Memorials Lecture in Iowa City

Prof. Heineman will be giving a talk on Holocaust Memorials in Germany, Poland, and Israel on Wednesday, December 6 at 5:30 pm in Schambaugh Auditorium at Main Library (University of Iowa) in Iowa City. See link for additional information about … Continue reading

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2018 Rauch Foundation Educator Scholarship

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

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2018 Yom HaShoah

Date: April 15 Event: Yom HaShoah (Holocaust Remembrance Service) Location: Tri-City Jewish Center (2715 30th St., Rock Island, Illinois) Admission: Free and open to the public Mission Statement: (Sept. 4, 1996) The Yom HaShoah Committee seeks to honor the memory … Continue reading

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2018 Student Essay & Visual Arts Contests

CALL FOR ENTRIES FOR TWO (2) STUDENT¬† HOLOCAUST-RELATED CONTESTS ROCK ISLAND, IL – The Quad Cities Yom Hashoah (Holocaust Remembrance) Committee announces a call for entries for the “Ida Kramer Children and the Holocaust Essay Contest” and the “Meyer and … Continue reading

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14th Holocaust Institute: Music and Hope

Actress and scholar Judy Winnick performed on Oct. 26 at St. Ambrose as Alice Herz-Sommer in a one-act play entitled, Music and Hope: The Life of Alice Herz-Sommer. Alice Herz-Sommer (1903-2014) was a world renowned Jewish Czech concert pianist who … Continue reading

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Concert at Wallenberg Hall, Augustana College

Concert at Augustana College will be held at Wallenberg Hall at 2:00 PM on Sunday, November 19, which includes Janina Ehrlich from Tikkun on cello, Kara Bancks on clairinet and Charles Schmidt on piano.¬† This second concert (an earlier one … Continue reading

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2017 Yom Hashoah Essay Contest Winners

Winners of the Ida S. Kramer “Children and the Holocaust” essay contest, sponsored annually by The Quad Cities Yom Hashoah Committee and opened to Quad City students in grades 7-12, have been announced. Winning essays are posted on the Ida … Continue reading

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