Tell us what becoming a Bat Mitzvah means to you, and you could win a beautiful sterling silver key necklace!
We’re looking for an essay 400-700 words from a girl who has either already celebrated her Bat Mitzvah, or is looking forward to celebrating it in the future. The essay should be either a reflection of the importance of becoming a Bat Mitzvah and how it has affected your life, or what you are looking forward to about becoming a Bat Mitzvah and what you expect to learn and gain from the experience.
Eligibility: Author must be a Jewish girl age 8-15
1. Essay should be written in the first person.
2. It should be between 400-700 words.
3. It should focus on the significance of becoming a Jewish woman, not the celebration of a Bat Mitzvah party.
To Enter: Submit your essay using the form below or email to firstname.lastname@example.org. When you email a submission, make sure to include the entrant’s full name, date of birth, state, and e-mail address. Entries must be received by August 31, 2012.
Judging: Essays will be judged as follows: 40% content, 30% relevance to topic, 20% creativity, 10% spelling & grammar.
Prize: The grand prize winner will win a sterling silver “key” necklace (pictured above) from The Sterling Society. The pendant is 1.45 inches and comes with a choice of a 16” or 18” Italian chain. The winning essay will also be published in YALDAH magazine. A number of “runner-up” essays will be published in the Bat Mitzvah section of www.yaldah.com.
Prize is sponsored by The Sterling Society. To receive 10% off your purchase at TheSterlingSociety.com use the promo code YALDAH10.