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Contests

  • Deadline for area student Holocaust essay contest is April 19

    By jwadmin on February 27, 2019
    The 2019 B’nai B’rith Capital Area Holocaust Essay Contest essay topic is: This year’s essay topic is: Holocaust resistance occurred frequently during WW-2.  What dangers did ‘underground’ resisters face, and what do you think motivated some to resist, while others did not?” The free and non-commercial contest, supported by middle and high school administrators and teachers, is open to middle and high school students in […]
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  • Milstein family launches second annual Innovation Competition for college students

    By jwadmin on January 9, 2019
    (JNS) – The foundation belonging to Israeli-American philanthropists Adam and Gila Milstein announced recently the 2019 Milstein Family Foundation Innovation Competition. “We are looking for a never-been-done-before, out-of-the-box, pro-Israel initiative on campus and beyond—be it showing positive aspects of Israel, strengthening the U.S.-Israel alliance or fighting anti-Israel forces,” according to a poster announcing the second annual contest. Open to incoming and […]
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  • Got Challah? Get Prizes!

    By jwadmin on December 19, 2018
    Calling all bakers: You “knead” to enter the Shibolim Whole Wheat Challah Challenge, hosted by Kosher.com Bayonne, N.J. – Bakers with an original challah recipe and an Instagram account have until Jan. 8 to whip up their finest braided loaf for a shot at $1,000 and the chance to “rise” to fame. Launching on Dec. 17, 2018, the Shibolim Whole Wheat Challah […]
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  • Albany Center lists deadline for applications for Applebaum/Bellin scholarships

    By jwadmin on November 7, 2018
    ALBANY–The application deadline for the Herbert A. Applebaum scholarship for male high school seniors, and the Lenore Bellin scholarship for female high school seniors is Friday, Dec. 7 . The $1,000 scholarships will be awarded to students who have established leadership in an Albany Jewish youth organization, and involvement with the Albany Jewish Community Center (AJCC), synagogue, school and/or community. […]
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  • Kosher-keeping Orthodox teen wins ‘Chopped’ championship

    By jwadmin on September 14, 2018
    NEW YORK CITY (JTA) – An Orthodox, kosher-keeping teen has won a “Chopped” championship. Rachel Goldzal, 13, of Staten Island, won the episode that aired on Sept. 4, beating two 12 year olds and a 10 year old. She was 12 when she filmed the Food Network cooking reality show in the spring. She is the first kosher champion in […]
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  • Barbecue competition on July 29 to benefit The Shalom Food Pantry

    By jwadmin on July 17, 2018
    The Shalom Food Pantry’s first  “Battle of the BBQs” competition is set for July 29. The event begins at 2 and continues until 5 p.m. on Sunday, July 29, at 393 Delaware Ave., Delmar. The proceeds from the competition will go to the Shalom Food Pantry, an organization to help those in need. Six teams representing six local Jewish organizations will compete in different categories including Ultimate […]
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  • Capital Area B’nai B’rith Holocaust Essay Contest awards presented

    By jwadmin on July 11, 2018
    The 2018 B’nai B’rith Capital Area Holocaust Essay Contest Award Ceremony was held recently in Albany at the Jewish Federation of Northeastern New York Golub Campus Community Room. The three winning middle school and the three high school student essayists read their essays aloud and were awarded cash prizes. They also received contest award certificates, as well as certificates of achievement from […]
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  • The Bronfman Fellowship announces its 32nd group; former HACD student part of contingent

    By jwadmin on June 20, 2018
    Medad Lytton, son of Rachel Anisfeld and Timothy Lytton, has been selected as one of the Bronfman Fellowship 32nd cohort of 11th grade high school students, Lytton is a senior at the Atlanta Jewish Academy in Georgia and a member of Young Israel of Toco Hills, formerly attended the Hebrew Academy of the Capital District in Albany through the eighth grade. […]
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  • Barzilai of Israel wins Eurovision song contest

    By jwadmin on May 16, 2018
    NEW YORK CITY (JTA) — For the fourth time in its four decades of participating in the Eurovision song contest, Israel has won the international competition. The song “Toy” by Netta Barzilai, 24, secured Israel’s victory at the Eurovision contest this year at the Finals Saturday in Lisbon, Portugal. The victory means Israel will host the event next year. Barzilai’s song […]
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  • Area student Holocaust essay contest lists April 19 deadline

    By jwadmin on February 7, 2018
    The 2018 B’nai B’rith Capital Area Holocaust Essay Contest essay topic is: “What lessons can we learn from the rise of fascism in Germany and the Holocaust in Europe?  Can a similar abuse of power occur today and, if so, how might you contribute toward preventing it?” The free and non-commercial contest, supported by middle and high school administrators and teachers, is open to middle and high […]
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