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2022 Ida S. Kramer Holocaust Essay Contest Winners

1st Place: Levi Tannenbaum (10th grade) and Yosef Tannenbaum (9th grade), Homeschooled – “Mendel’s Journey” (Mendel Hershkowitz Kluger) 2nd Place: Alex M. Williams (8th grade), Rivermont Collegiate, Bettendorf, IA – “A Night We Should Never Forget” (Elie Wiesel) 3rd Place … Continue reading

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2022 Meyer and Frances Shnurman Visual Arts Contest Winners

2022 Visual Arts Winners: 1st Place: Seryanna C. Cutkomp (8th grade), Creative Arts Academy of the Quad Cities – “Chaos in Color” 2nd Place: Aly Perez (7th grade), Creative Arts Academy of the Quad Cities – “Millions” 3rd Place: Levi … Continue reading

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Quad Cities Yom HaShoah Committee’s Holocaust Essay and Visual Arts Contests 2022

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New Interactive Online Holocaust Lessons – USHMM

Engage Students with Interactive Online Lessons. Inspire meaningful examination of the Holocaust in person or at a distance with interactive materials that prompt students to actively engage with the history and think critically about the questions it raises. New Interactive … 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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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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