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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 In commemoration of Yom Hashoah (Holocaust … Continue reading

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2021 Holocaust Art & Essay Contests

2021 Holocaust Art Contest rules 2021 Yom Hashoah Essay Contest entry form Click to access new-essay-art-flyer-together.pdf

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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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Past Holocaust Essay & Art Contest Winners, 2020

2020 ESSAY CONTEST WINNERS: 1st Place – Taylor Piglisi  “Dancing to Survive, Forgiving to Live: The Story of Dr. Edith Eva Eger” – 12th Grade, Moline High School, Moline, Illinois   Puglisi Essay 2nd Place – Brooke Bloom  “Death, Fear, and … Continue reading

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Rauch Foundation Educator Bi-annual Scholarship

Date: April 1 & Oct. 1 (bi-annual deadline) Event: Rauch Foundation Teacher Scholarship for Professional Development in Holocaust Education Application: RAUCH SCHOLARSHIP APPLICATION

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