Bnai Mitzvah Video Essay Contest!

December 28, 2011, All Day

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Wednesday, December 28, 2011

It’s that time of year again!

Time to get ready for
Areyvut’s Annual Bnai Mitzvah
Video Essay Contest!

We’re calling all Bnai Mitzvah students –
Grades 5-10 to share their mitzvah project
experiences with the entire Jewish community!


Areyvut recognizes Bnai Mitzvah students throughout the world who have chosen to make a difference by actively contributing to their communities. First, second and third place winners will be awarded prizes and invited to participate in Areyvut sponsored events. We will also post your winning video essay on our website as a model for students who are just beginning to plan their Bnai Mitzvah projects.

Grand Prize: iPod Touch or $200 Apple Gift Card
2nd Prize: $100 Gap Gift Card
3rd Prize: $50 Barnes and Noble Gift Card

*The make or model of the item may vary based on the price and availability at the time of purchase.

Create a video that captures why and how you incorporated (or will incorporate) the values of chesed (kindness), tzedakah (charity) and tikkun olam (social action) into your Bnai Mitzvah celebration. Deadline is Wednesday, December 28, 2011.

Please be sure to answer the following questions in your video:

* How did (or how will) you make the values of chesed, tzedakah and tikkun olam an important part of your mitzvah celebration?

* Why did (or will) you participate in a service project?

* Why did you choose this particular project?

* How did (or how will) this project impact your Bnai Mitzvah celebration?

* If you already had your Bar or Bat Mitzvah celebration, how have you continued your project?

Official Contest RulesĀ & Guidelines
Each year Areyvut hosts its annual Bnai Mitzvah Essay Contest to enable Bnai Mitzvah students the opportunity to share their experiences with others. Over the years, we have had the privilege of being introduced to remarkable teenagers and we are excited to share their stories of chesed, tzedakah and tikkun olam with you.

Learn more about these amazing teenagers and watch and read their winning essays!

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