Above and Beyond was screened at Mid America Air Museum

Above and Beyond was screened at the Mid America Air Museum on Wednesday, April 5 at 6:30pm.  More than 80 attended,  The colors were presented by American Legion Post 662 and Rochele Clark sang the national anthem. In 1948, just three years after the liberation of...

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America and the Holocaust was screened at WITCC

As part of Tolerance Week the PBS American Experience documentary America and the Holocaust, Deceit and Indifference was shown on Monday, April 3 at 6:30 pm in the Cargill Auditorium.   In 1938, American society had its own political, social, and economic problems,...

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Area 8th graders attended live performance at the Orpheum

Area 8th grade students attended the Sioux City Community Theatre’s Children’s production of The Star on My Heart” at the Orpheum Theatre on Thursday, April 6 at 9:30 in the morning. The Star on My Heart is the story of one of the child survivors of Terezin, Inge...

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Inge Auerbacher presented at the National Music Museum

As part of the University of South Dakota's semester-long celebration of Yiddish Arts, Culture and History, Ms. Auerbacher presented Music as memory: A child of the Holocaust remembers in song at the National Music Museum on the campus of USD at 7:00pm on Wednesday,...

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Art and Essay Contest Theme Announced

You are the future.  Use words or art supplies to show what you want that future to be. Essays must be limited to 400 words or less. Artwork must be limited to 11" x 14" or smaller. Entries can be emailed to grlindblade@gmail.com or dropped off at 1922 Pierce Street...

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Butterfly project announced for art and essay contests

As the essay and poster portion of Tolerance Week, we are asking students to create in words or visually, a butterfly as a memory of the 1.5 million children that were killed in the holocaust. Students can download a template of a butterfly (there are many different...

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Rosenwald film to be screened at WITCC on February 29

Rosenwald will be shown at 6:30pm on Monday, February 29 in the Cargill Audiotorium on the campus of Western Iowa Tech Community College. The Ciesla Foundation is dedicated to producing documentaries with an uplifting social and historical message about unsung Jewish...

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Raise the Roof screening at the Art Center on March 3

Raise the Roof will be shown at the Art Center on Thursday, March 3 at 6:30pm with a discussion to follow. Artists Rick and Laura Brown are not Jewish and not Polish, and yet they set out to rebuild Gwoździec, a magnificent wooden eighteenth century synagogue in...

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Tolerance Week 2016 – February 29 – March 6

We are thrilled to announce a very special collaboration for Tolerance Week, 2016.  By special arrangement with the Sioux City Community Theatre, the main event at the Sioux City Orpheum Theatre will be opening night of the Children's Production of "I Never Saw...

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Area 8th graders to see live performance at the Orpheum

Area 8th grade students will attend the Sioux City Community Theatre's Children's production of "I Never Saw Another Butterfly" at the Orpheum Theatre on Wednesday, March 2 at 9:30 in the morning. During World War II, 15,000 Jewish children were sent by the Nazi...

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2016 Tolerance Week Events

Monday, February 29 - 6:30  Western Iowa Tech Community College UPS Auditorium, screening of Rosenwald Wednesday, March 2 – 7:30, Sioux City Orpheum Theatre   We are thrilled to announce a very special collaboration for Tolerance Week, 2016.  By special arrangement...

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Sioux City’s North High Students Create Emagazine

North High's American Studies class, a combination of American Literature and American History, created an eMagazine that can be found at the following link: http://joom.ag/YBf It contains articles based around the issues of power and disenfranchisement.  The teachers...

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Museum to host immigration and refugee discussion

On Tuesday evening, April 21 at 6:00, the Sioux City Public Museum will host Odyssey of Acceptance: A look at coming to America from the perspective of immigrants and refugees.  Hosted by Erica Deleon, director, Mary Treglia Community House with guest speaker Sanford...

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Briar Cliff University to host screening of Private Violence

On Thursday evening, April 23 at 6:00 in the St. Francis Center at Briar Cliff University, the award winning documentary will be screened.  Private Violence is a feature-length documentary film and audience engagement campaign that explores a simple, but deeply...

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2015 Tolerance Week Dates Announced

Tolerance Week will be held April 20-24, 2015.  Mr. Phil Gans will be returning to Siouxland to speak to area students and area 8th graders will see "Nicky's Family" at the Orpheum Theatre on Wednesday morning April 22.  A special Encore presentation of "Rise:  A...

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Mr. Gans 2014 Tolerance Week Schedule

We are ready schedule Mr. Gans for the week of April 28 - May 2, 2014.  Please call 712-255-4346 to arrange to have Mr. Gans visit your school. Monday, April 28, 10:00 Boyer Valley Schools, Dunlap Tuesday, April 29, 9:45 Akron-Westfield Middle School Tuesday PM...

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8th Graders to see Nicky’s Family

Area 8th grade students will again be shown the film "Nicky's Family" at the Orpheum Theatre on Wednesday, April 30th at 9:30 in the morning. In 1939, Sir Nicholas Winton personally and by his own initiative saved the lives of 669 children from Nazi-occupied...

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Original song performed before “Blessed is the Match”

  Hiatt Holman is a 6th Grader at West Middle. Currently he is writing songs at The Sioux City Conservatory of Music under the direction of Ron  Emory. His song "It's Going to be Alright" and it's message is encouraging those  of us who have suffered loss. If...

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Tolerance Week Awards Presented

Communitas  is a Latin word for people helping people for the benefit of their  community. The  Communitas Award program is an international effort to recognize exceptional  businesses, organizations and individuals that are unselfishly giving of  themselves and their...

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Tolerance Week Art Winners

    Beverly Beckner's winning entryWinners of the 2013 Tolerance Week art contest were announced at the Orpheum Theatre on Wednesday, April 3.  The winners: Beverly Beckner, North Middle School, 8th grade, Jim Bravo - teacher Raksha Doddabele, Dakota Valley...

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Tolerance Week Essay Winners

Winners of the Tolerance Week Art and Essays contests were announced Wednesday, April 3 at the Orpheum Theatre. Essay contest, two winners: Elyssa Ysquierdo, South Sioux City Middle School, and her teacher Lindsay Noteboom. Kelsey Maguire, Holy Cross–Blessed...

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Thoughtful discussion follows Bully screening

The Art Center was the perfect venue for a screening of the documentary "Bully" on April 4.  Sioux City School Superintendent Dr. Paul Gausman commented that changes have been made within the district, but sometimes results are slow to...

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Schedule change due to hiking accident

  Roberta Grossman was scheduled to speak at WIT and after the evening screening of "Blessed is the Match," however, she was unable to attend due to broken bones in her ankle requiring surgery.  As a stand in for Roberta, Christine McAvoy gave an encore...

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2013 Tolerance Week Events at a Glance

Monday, April 1 - Sioux City Community Schools Art Teachers will attend a workshop at Briar Cliff University given by Assistant Professor and Briar Cliff Art Department Chair at 2:30. Tuesday, April 2 - The Sioux City Conservatory of Music will host an Tolerance Week...

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Auschwitz Survivor Philip Gans’ Sioux City Schedule

Monday April 1 - 1:15pm Unity Elementary School Tuesday April 2 - 10:00am - Remsen St. Marys Tuesday April 2 - 1:50pm Hinton Middle School Wednesday April 3 - 10:00 - Lawton Bronson Schools Wednesday April 3 - 1:00 South Sioux City Middle School Thursday April 4 -...

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2013 Tolerance Week April 1-5

The dates for Tolerance Week 2013 are April 1-5. We are pleased to announce that this years film is "Blessed is the Match - The Life and Death of Hannah Senesh." This film will be shown at the Sioux City Orpheum Theatre on Wednesday, April 3, 2013 at 7:30pm. The...

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Welcome

Welcome to the Sioux City Tolerance Week Website! Please stop by and check out our progress.

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