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Toby Nussbaum Jewish Heritage-NY 2018 Writing Contest

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Application Deadline: April 30, 2018

Event: June 2018

Contact: Marcy Fishman/212-983-4800; ext.142

This annual contest is open to all NYC public school students in grades 4-12 and this year’s theme is, Bayit: Home, Family, and Community. Students are asked to write a poem or essay relating the theme to their personal histories, as well as the experiences of Jews and other religious, ethnic, and cultural groups in New York and America. First place winners receive $500, second place winners receive $300, and third place winners receive $150. Hon. Marco Carrión, Commissioner of the NYC Mayor’s Community Affairs Unit, will host the award ceremony for the winning students at City Hall. Honorees’ families, teachers, and principals are invited to attend. Click here for more information and to apply