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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.

Teachers may submit the top 5 entries from their class no later than Friday, March 22nd, 2019.

Awards Ceremony

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


This year’s Awards Ceremony will take place at 10:30am on Sunday, May 26th, 2019  at UJA Lipa Green Centre  Tamari Hall – 4600 Bathurst (TBC)

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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