2021 Holocaust Writing & Art Contest Winners


2021 prompt: Choose a current issue today and explain how your study of the Holocaust has given you new insight or perspective into it. You may choose any current event or issue but suggestions include: the pandemic, immigration, the plight of refugees, the democratic system, minority representation, prejudice, and civic participation.

1st Place, Middle School Writing & Art: 

Elena Acevedo, 7th grader from Whitnall Middle School for her essay, “Where We Are- Immigration Then and Now.”

Sadie Edelstein, 8th grader from Milwaukee Jewish Day School for her podcast, “The Sacrifices We Make.”