Explore your roots and win $250 in the process: Jewish Essay Contest.
(Monday) 1:00 am
Kohelet and the Rocky Mountain Jewish Historical Society at the University of Denver have partnered to sponsor an essay contest. Explore who you are and where you came from. Write
Kohelet and the Rocky Mountain Jewish Historical Society at the University of Denver have partnered to sponsor an essay contest. Explore who you are and where you came from. Write a personal essay on your choice of the topics: (1) Whom Was I Named After? (2) My Roots, or (3) a Jewish historical or fictional subject of your choice. Research and learn, and give life to your vision of the past and the future.
The contest will have two divisions: high school and adult. There will be a winner in each category, but only the high school winner will receive the $250 prize. Essays should be between 500-1000 words. They will be judged on originality, ability to engage the reader, and style and word choice. The best entries will be published.
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