The Israel Arbeiter Essay Contest launched in 2007 as a way of honoring Israel Arbeiter’s tireless work in the community on behalf of Holocaust Survivors. Each year, Students are encouraged to learn about and then write essays related to themes dealing with the Holocaust.The Israel Arbeiter Essay Contest is open to students in grades 6-12. . The winning entry receives a $5,000 scholarship toward his or her college tuition. One winner in each category (grades 6-8 and grades 9-12) receives a fully funded trip to the U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum in Washington, D.C.
Please find below the previous winners of the Isreal Arbeiter Essay Contest.
For 12-year-old Andrew DiLeo, everything changed on Sept. 3, 2007. The Tenney Grammar School sixth-grader lost his brother Tim that day, in a tragedy where the boy was killed by a heavy school gate that fell on him.