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Jewish Scholastic Press Association

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Heartache for Jewish army officers as US departs Afghanistan
Heartache for Jewish army officers as US departs Afghanistan
Keira Beller, The Boiling Point, Shalhevet High School • December 17, 2021

Watching with the rest of America as the Taliban swiftly took over Afghanistan last month were two members of Los Angeles’s Orthodox Jewish community who are currently on active duty in the U.S. Army. Major Moses Scheinfeld...

In a post-COVID world, Kansas City welcomes refugees again
In a post-COVID world, Kansas City welcomes refugees again
Annie Fingersh, RampageWired, Hyman Brand Hebrew Academy • December 13, 2021

For hundreds of years, people have immigrated to the United States to escape persecution or in search of a better life. Recently, large numbers of people have been immigrating from Afghanistan and other places around the...

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At Charles E. Smith Jewish Day School in Maryland, seniors Zoe Wertlieb and Zoe Fischman discussed the state of sex education in a hallway.
Opinion: Let's Talk About Sex
Zoe Wertlieb, The Lion's Tale, Charles E. Smith Jewish Day School • November 1, 2021

I genuinely cannot remember the last time we had a sex education class in high school. In middle school, we learned about anatomy and puberty,...

Why Israel Supporters Should Boycott Ben and Jerry’s
Why Israel Supporters Should Boycott Ben and Jerry’s
Moriel Weitzner, The Rampage, Ramaz Upper School • November 1, 2021

In July, Ben and Jerry’s announced that the company would no longer be selling its product in the West Bank and East Jerusalem, which have...

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JSPA Now Accepting Submissions for 2022 Jewish Scholastic Journalism Awards
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JSPA Now Accepting Submissions for 2022 Jewish Scholastic Journalism Awards

The Jewish Scholastic Press Association is now accepting entries for the 2022 Jewish Scholastic Journalism Awards, deadline Feb. 18, 2022. JSPA will award a first-, second- and third-place certificate in each category....

Hadassah Teen Essay contest asks how anti-semitism is affecting your life
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Hadassah Teen Essay contest asks how anti-semitism is affecting your life

  Hadassah Magazine and jGirls are sponsoring their second annual teen essay contest for girls and young women.  The topic this year is about experiences with antisemitism. The deadline is Nov. 5. The winning...

Announcing the Winners of the 2021 Jewish Scholastic Journalism Awards
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Announcing the Winners of the 2021 Jewish Scholastic Journalism Awards

In the first-ever tie for JSPA's top prize for high school journalists, staffers of The Lion's Tale at Charles E. Smith Jewish Day School and The Boiling Point at Shalhevet High School both won the 2021 Grand Prize for Jewish...

JSPA Now Accepting Submissions for 2021 Annual Jewish Scholastic Journalism Awards
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JSPA Now Accepting Submissions for 2021 Annual Jewish Scholastic Journalism Awards

The Jewish Scholastic Press Association is pleased to announce the 2021 Annual Jewish Scholastic Journalism Awards, to be presented via Live Webcast in late April. More details to be announced next month. This year there...

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