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The Creative Writing Contest is a great chance for students to express their creativity, imagination, and love of writing. It is sponsored by the Samuel J. and Jean Sable Education Fund.

2019 Contest Winners:

Congratulations to all the winners and their families!


Name  Grade
Abbie  Backstein 6
Adiel Newman 8
Austen Warwick 3
Ava Krieger 6
Ava Weinberg 7
Brooke Watkin 2
Celia Laski 4
Daniella Ordower 1
Danya Sable 6
Diego Castillo Schwartz 5
Erica Adam 2
Evan Starkman 4
Feiga Bakshy 7
Hallie Birnboim 1
Hannah Monick 3
Harel Dvorkin 3
Janna Zarek 4
Judah Depass 2
Leah Chaya Nissanov 1
Lielle Lichtman 7
Maya Vidal 4
Mya Epstein 7
Naomi Amos Wells 5
Noah Green Wells  5
Rosy Levine 2
Shayna Cohen 8
Shevi Ifrah 8
Shira Mamann 8
Theo Grad 4
Yaron Kreichman 3
Yonathan Elnekave 5
Zev Stark 1


All winning submissions will be published in a Creative Writing Booklet, which is distributed to participants and families at the Awards Ceremony.

2019 Awards Ceremony:

The Creative Writing Contest Awards Cermony will take place on

Sunday May 26, 2019 at 10:30 a.m

Tamari Family Hall, UJA Lipa Green Centre, 2600 Bathurst St.

Contest Guidelines:


All children studying in a day or part time Jewish school affiliated with The Julia & Henry Koschitzky Centre for Jewish Education are eligible. All entries must be original work.


Literary Style

Students’ work may be in the form of prose, poetry, play, fiction or non-fiction. Students should avoid summaries of historical or biographical information. Please limit all entries to four pages.



  • English and Hebrew Entries from students in grades 4 and up must be submitted in Word format, single-spaced (no PDF entries, please)
  • Only students in grades 1-3 may submit in handwritten form.
  • Please scan and submit handwritten entries in JPEG or PDF format.
  • Artwork is welcomed! Please colour scan and submit along with a written entry



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