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April 2019 Lecture Series by Dr. Art Pitz

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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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The Lloyd M. Burstein Memorial “Holocaust Film Series 2019”

The Lloyd M. Burstein Memorial “Holocaust Film Series 2019,” presented by the Jewish Federation of the Quad Cities, begins Sunday, March 10, 2019 (4 PM) at the Figge Art Museum (225 W 2nd St, Davenport, IA). Sunday, March 10, 2019 … Continue reading

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Holocaust Education Week (April 8-12) with Ethan Bensinger

Ethan Bensinger will visit the Quad Cities during Holocaust Education Week. He will speak at the Moline Public Library (3210 41st St, Moline, IL) at 6 PM on April 9, 2019. His presentation, “The Effects of Hitler’s Rise to Power … Continue reading

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KALA Radio Program: History of Antisemitism with Dr. Art Pitz

Dr. Art Pitz will be interviewed on the radio show R.O.I. at 5:30 PM on Thursday, March 7, 2019. The topic will be the “History of Antisemitism and American Eugenics Movement.” The show airs locally on Friday night on KALA … Continue reading

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2019 Holocaust Essay and Art Contest Winners

The 2019 student winners of  the Ida S. Kramer Holocaust Essay Contest and the Shnurman Visual Arts Contest have been announced. IDA S. KRAMER ESSAY CONTEST WINNERS & PARTICIPANTS 1st Place: Kayla Santiago “Prospecting through Anguish” (The Story of Eva … Continue reading

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Yom Hashoah, May 2019

   Dr. Harold Kasimow, Professor Emeritus of Grinnell College, will be the speaker for the  2019 Yom Hashoah at Temple Emanuel (1115 Mississippi Ave, Davenport) at 6:30 PM on May 5, 2019. Free and open to the public. Photo above … Continue reading

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