South Carolina
Jewish History

An Essay/Media Contest for Ages 12-16
This contest is open to youth ages 12-16 currently living in South Carolina,
with a family story to tell about their connections to Judaism and the state.

2020 Finalists & Honorable Mentions
Click the links below to view each submission | Press Release

1st Place: Sophia Kamen Dewhirst, John’s Island, SC – “Joy’s Journey” (Graphic Novel)
2nd Place: CJ Kincaid Doss, Williamston, SC – “The Sabbath Brings the Sun” (YouTube video)
3rd Place:  Sydney Lee, Mt. Pleasant, SC – “My Family Legacy” (Written Essay)
Honorable Mention: Olivia Kamen Dewhirst, Johns Island, SC (Photo Collage)
Honorable Mention
: Shoshana Rosenbaum, Charleston, SC (Written Essay)

Telling Stories, Preserving Memories
Sponsored by the Jewish Historical Society of South Carolina

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Jewish Historical Society of South Carolina


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