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Written by Glenn Kass   
Monday, 28 July 2014 13:26

Israeli Consulate to the Midwest rep to provide info, answer questions in program at Davenport Library-Eastern Avenue branch at 6:30 PM

ROCK ISLAND, IL – The Jewish Federation of the Quad Cities ( will host an informational program with a diplomat from the Israeli Consulate to the Midwest (Chicago) this Thursday, July 31st – 6:30 PM – at Davenport Public Library-Eastern Ave. Branch (6000 Eastern Ave, Davenport, IA).

The appearance, which was requested by the Jewish Federation, will share details on how the current conflict came to this point and what is happening now. It will also give an opportunity for the community audience to ask questions and move beyond media reports for a dialogue on the current conflict.

In addition, there will also be some brief information provided on the Jewish Federations of North America’s “Stop the Sirens” campaign ( to assist with social service needs for Israelis in the affected areas.

The Jewish Federation of the Quad Cites ( is a non-profit, 501 c (3) Illinois corporation founded in 1980. With other local organizations, JFQC addresses a broad range of needs to include cultural, religious, educational, family welfare, care of the elderly and interfaith relations. The Federation combats hate and anti-Semitism by supporting religious liberty and civil rights for everyone.

The core mission of JFQC is to preserve, protect, enrich and enhance Jewish communal life and the well-being of Jews locally, in Israel and throughout the world. It is a proud member of the Jewish Federations of North America ( The Jewish Federation of the Quad Cities is also on Facebook at


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