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Submission deadline is Monday, April 1, 2019 at 11:59pm CST.
The Holocaust Writing & Art Contest is a program of the Harry & Rose Samson Family Jewish Community Center and the Nathan and Esther Pelz Holocaust Education Resource Center, and is generously sponsored by the Habush Family Foundation.
2017 Topic: Choose an example of survival, resistance or rescue from the Holocaust that has an impact on you. Explain how it influences the way you behave in the world today. Be sure to give historical details of your examples in your essay.
Photo: 2017 Holocaust Essay Contest Award Winners in Washington DC
2016 Topic: How has learning about the Holocaust influenced the way you act, the way you look at the world, and/or the way that you treat others? In your answer use specific examples about events, groups, people, and/or survivors from the Holocaust.
Photo: 2016 Holocaust Essay Contest Award Winners in Washington DC
2015 Topic: Hate is rampant in the world today. Describe two lessons you have learned from studying the Holocaust that can help fight hate. Use specific examples about events, groups, people or survivors from the Holocaust that inspire each of these lessons.
Photo: 2015 Holocaust Essay Contest Award Winners in Washington DC