Wayne State University

Past Winners

2017 Competition Winners

Evan Kollin

Evan Kolin-International Academy (Bloomfield Hills, MI)                                    

Barely A Jew

Abstract: An inner journey exploring the complexities and struggles in defining and contructing one's own Jewish identity. 


Shelli Orzach

Shelli Orzach-Adams High School (Rochester Hills, MI)

Shenkin Street

Abstract: An eyewitness account of life and the convergence of old and new on Shenkin Street in Tel Aviv-Yafo, Israel.


2016 Competition Winners

Azriel Apap-Frankel Jewish Academy   

Modern Jewry and Where I Might Belong


Isabella Adelson-Frankel Jewish Academy



Honorable mention:

 Yosef Muller

Mesivta of West Bloomfeild


Honorable mention:

Aharon Manevich

10th Grade

Mesivta of West Bloomfield