• Upcoming Event

  • 18th Annual Israel Arbeiter Holocaust Essay Contest & Community Holocaust Remembrance Poster

    This essay contest is a tribute to Israel “Izzy” Arbeiter z”l, who survived the Holocaust against all odds and lost most of his family, who were murdered by Nazis. He was a past president of the American Association of Jewish Holocaust Survivors of Greater Boston. Izzy Arbeiter passed away in October of 2021. His essay contest will continue to be a part of his incredible legacy.
    Students in grades 6-12 are invited to write a 400-800 word essay on the topics below.
    Essays will be judged on originality, knowledge, style, and depth.
    Essay entries are due by March 22nd, 2024.
    Essay contest winners will be recognized in person at the Holocaust Commemoration at Faneuil Hall on Sunday, May 5th, 2024 at 10AM. Winners are also invited to attend a trip to the Holocaust Museum in Washington DC on November 11th, 2024
    Please submit essay along with name, address, phone number, email, birthday, teacher, grade and school to Joseph Katz at . Essay finalists will be notified the week of April 15th.