Sponsoring this essay contest for students will help to inspire a new generation filled with compassion, tolerance, and the courage to stand up for what's right,” said ralph lepore, holland & knight charitable foundation chairman for over 20 years, the holland & knight charitable foundation's holocaust. The russian holocaust center's fifth annual holocaust writing contest students book will be released in additional countries, including norway and holland, in early lester knight bert & vera kreisberg cindra & alan ladd, jr william & karen lauder marion laurie anne claire lester foundation jerry & julie levy. Holland & knight holocaust remembrance project 2004 the holocaust remembrance project involves a national college scholarship essay contest and awards college scholarships to the top 10 writers these winners join a select group of educators and holocaust survivors for scholar week, a week-long, in- depth. Holland & knight llp is an international law firm with more than 1,200 lawyers and other professionals in 27 offices throughout the world its international offices are located in bogota, colombia, london, england and mexico city, mexico holland & knight provides representation in litigation, business, real estate and. Holocaust remembrance project essay contest amount : $10,000 applicant must be a high school student in the united states or mexico who is 19 years of age or younger selection is based upon completion of essay regarding the topic of the holocaust. Holocaust remembrance project essay contest holland and knight the holocaust remembrance project essay contest is open to high school students in the united states and mexico who are 19 years of age or younger you must submit an essay of no more than 1,200 words on one of the topics outlined in the rules.
In recent years, holland & knight has sponsored the following essay/scholarship contests for high school students: (1) dream scholarship essay contest, (2) holocaust remembrance project, and (3) young native writers essay contest in 2015, the firm awarded a fellowship to the southern california chinese lawyers. The holocaust remembrance project is a national essay contest for high school students designed to encourage and promote the study of the holocaust the holland & knight charitable foundation recognizes the moral imperative of teaching young people about this watershed event, and is honored to provide the. Xojane – on ygritte in game of thrones harvard divinity bulletin – on sacred storytelling baltimore fishbowl – “hailing a cab in baltimore” holland & knight holocaust remembrance project – “i did not cry” (grand prize) book wish foundation essay contest for darfur – “'nell': life-sustaining storytelling” (winner. Programs opening doors for children · holocaust remembrance project · young native writers essay contest · dream scholarship essay contest · nyc firefighter memorial wall · glenn winuk memorial humanitarian fund · chesterfield smith classroom.
It has also served as a living memorial to the millions of victims of the holocaust for 18 years, the project involved a national college scholarship essay contest, scholarships for the top writers, and week-long, in-depth educational experience for the top writers, select educators, and genocide survivors the project also. Holocaust remembrance project essay contest - yet another national essay contest for students interested in encouraging and promoting the continued study of the holocaust the contest is sponsored by the holland and knight charitable foundation winners visit the holocaust museum in washington dc and can earn. Alpha omega/elsevier publishing april 2010 written for the holland & knight holocaust remembrance essay contest, the essay was a national finalist picked from among 7,000 competing pieces, and was published by elsevier publishing in the spring 2010 issue of the international professional journal, alpha omega.
This page from a teacher's guide to the holocaust offers over 150 holocaust- related web links that may be used in the classroom. The photo above shows irene zisblatt, a hungarian holocaust survivor who now lives in florida, as she addressed students from fairland high school in 2009 zisblatt works with the holland & knight law charitable foundation as a judge in selecting the winning essays for their national holocaust. The inspiration for this essay came from my powerful experience of retracing the rescue route in 2000 after being captivated by lois lowry's number the stars who knew that, by winning the holland & knight national holocaust remembrance essay contest, i would be inheriting a new responsibility.