The Story of the Jews National Essay Contest

Mar 20, 2014

Prize-winning author and Emmy Award winner Simon Schama is bringing 3000 years of Jewish history to life in a new five-part documentary series, The Story of the Jews with Simon Schama, premiering Tuesdays March 25th 8-10 p.m (episodes 1 and 2) and April 1st, 8-11 p.m (episodes 3, 4 and 5) on West Virginia PBS. As part of a national educational and community outreach effort related to the series, WNET Education has launched an essay contest to encourage high school aged students across America to examine how stories shape our personal and cultural identities. The online contest is open to students in grades 9-11, ages 13-18. Full details can be found at the official essay rules page