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Hebrew Academy Orange County Student Wins Local Yom HaShoah Creative Writing Contest

photo courtesy of Alpert JCC
Sima Gollub delivering award-winning poem (photo courtesy of Alpert Jewish Community Center)
A high school student at Hebrew Academy Orange County's high school was recently honored with winning a local writing contest. Winning the annual Evelyn Linden Baldwin Creative Writing Contest at the Alpert Jewish Community Center (AJCC) was Hebrew Academy Orange County tenth grader, Sima Gollub. Ms. Gollub had the honor of reading her contest-winning essay at the AJCC’s annual Yom HaShoah event last Sunday.

 

The prompt for this year’s essay contest was Martin Niemöller’s famous poem:

First they came for the Socialists, and I did not speak out—

Because I was not a Socialist.

 

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