The Harry & Rose Samson Family Jewish Community Center and the Nathan and Esther Pelz Holocaust Education Resource Center (HERC) are proud to partner each year on a contest that encourages middle and high school aged students to draw lessons from the Holocaust. This contest is generously sponsored by the Habush Family Foundation.
The contest has ended for this year. Please visit some of the past winning submissions in the links below.
*Only accepting applicants from Wisconsin schools.
Original writing or art entry may be one of the following:
Poetry (single poem or collection of poems, not to exceed 3 pages, single spaced)
Film/video (maximum lengths: 5 minutes)
Visual art (painting, drawing, collage, etc.)
Past Winning Submissions
Some of the materials for the Writing and Art contest have been adapted from Chapman University’s Holocaust Art and Writing Contest, presented by the Rodgers Center for Holocaust Education, in partnership with The 1939 Society. We are grateful for their support and collaboration.