Toby Nussbaum Contest

The annual Jewish Heritage Writing Contest is named after Toby Nussbaum, z’l, a former JCRC-NY Vice President.

The contest, sponsored by JCRC-NY in cooperation with the NYC Department of Education, is open to all NYC public school students in grades 4-12. Winners receive their awards at a ceremony in the spring.

2017 Contest:

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2016 Contest:

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Ceremony Program and Winning Entries (PDF)

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2015 Contest:

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2014 Contest:

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2013 Contest:

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2012 Contest:

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2011 Contest:

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2010 Contest:

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Past Contests:

2009 Winners (PDF)

2006-2008 Winners (PDF)

Contest Themes: 1997- 2017

JHNY2017:  Cultural Pluralism:  Maintaining Cultures; Enriching America

JHNY2016:  Ahavat Ger:  Welcoming the Stranger

JHNY2015:  Kavod:  Respect and Honor

JHNY2014:  L’Dor V’Dor:  Generation to Generation

JHNY2013:  Achdut: Unity and Harmony

JHNY2012:  Hakarat Tovah: Gratitude and Appreciation

JHNY2011:  Mensch: A Person of Integrity and Honor

JHNY2010:  Mitzvah: Act of Human Kindness

JHNY2009:  Gemilut: Acts of Loving Kindness

JHNY2008:  Rachmanut: Expressing the Jewish Value of Compassion

JHNY2007:  Tikun Olam: Repairing the World Through Social Action

JHNY2006:  Celebrating Family, Hope and Freedom

JHNY2005:  The Immigrant Experience: Balancing Tradition and Change

JHNY2004: Celebrating 350 Years of Jewish Life in America:

A Shared Heritage of Freedom and Opportunity

JHNY2003:  Unity from Diversity: One Heart, One People

JHNY2002:  Chessed: The Jewish Tradition of Compassion and Kindness

JHNY2001:  The Jewish Community: Sharing our Values – Contributing to

the Landscape of New York – The Value of Tzedakah

JHNY2000:  New York’s Jewish Community: A Legacy of Caring and Responsibility

JHNY1999:  As the Century Draws to a Close: Reflections on 100 Years

of Jewish Life in New York

JHNY1998:  100th Anniversary of the Unification of New York City

JHNY1997:  The Lower East Side: The Cradle of the American Jewish Experience
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