Applications Open for Natalia Twersky Educator Award

Jewish Women’s Archive ( is now accepting applications for the 2015 Natalia Twersky Educator Award. Given to a creative Jewish educator every year since 2012, the Twersky Award honors those who share JWA’s commitment to using primary sources to weave Jewish womens’ stories into their lesson plans, and to those creating a more inclusive present and future.

The Award provides $2,000 to the winning educator, plus $400 for their school or program. The second-place Finalist receives $500, plus $100 for their school or program. Winners also receive public recognition in all of JWA’s education and marketing communications.

Nominations should be received by April 1st, and final submissions are due by May 11, 2015. Applicants must submit an original lesson plan using primary sources, as well as other application materials. The winner will be announced in Fall 2015.

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