Teen Essay Winner: Speaking Up Against Antisemitism and More

January 6, 2022

Teen Essay Winner: Speaking Up Against Antisemitism and More

My grandfather’s earliest memory is hiding under the bed at the age of 3 because the SS was searching for his father, a neighborhood butcher who had been taken into custody by the local police to protect him from the Nazis. His family fled Germany that night, barely making it out alive. Other family members were not as lucky.

Read more in Hadassah Magazine, by the winner of our 2021 teen writing contest, co-sponsored with jGirls Magazine, which asked girls: “Tell us about a time in your life when antisemitism affected you and how you responded.”