Combat Anti-Semitism Venture Creative Contest


December 01, 2019

Awards Available: 4

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  • Scholarship Description
  • Anti-Semitism is once again on the rise, just 75 years after the Holocaust. This irrational hatred of Jews and the world’s only Jewish state harms both innocent victims and perpetrators infected by bigotry. The resurgence of anti-Semitism poses a challenge to all people of conscience: How can we work together to stop anti-Semitism? This contest is crowd-sourcing new solutions to help end “the world’s oldest hatred.” People of all ages, backgrounds, and nationalities are encouraged to participate by creatively addressing one of the categories below.
    HERZL TAKE ACTION AWARD( $50,000+) : Submit a plan for social venture to help stop anti-Semitism. The award prize will be a seed investment to jumpstart your social start-up.
    EMMA LAZARUS ART AWARD ($25,000) : Lazarus was a Latina Jew whose poem “The New Colossus” transformed the meaning of the Statue of Liberty. Revive her example to tackle anti-Semitism.
    NATAN SHARANSKY ACTIVISM AWARD ($15,000) : Write an essay or action plan proposing how the heroic example of Jewish leaders can educate and inspire people to stand up against anti-Semitism.
    ABRAHAM & SARAH “ISRAEL IN ME” ($15,000) : Produce a video or essay exploring Israel’s centrality to Jewish identity and human progress – and why celebrating its existence is moral and vital.
    For more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider's website.
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  • 10940 Parallel Parkway
  • Suite K 258
  • Kansas City , KS 66109
  • 913-914-2191

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