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by | Mar 25, 2016 | What’s Happening

Vote online for your favorite Israel poster beginning April 4

This winter, the Community Relations Council of the United Jewish Federation of Tidewater invited students in grades 1 through 12 to participate in their 4th annual Israel Poster Contest. Students illustrated a ‘cool fact’ ( about Israel in a hand-made poster.

More than 100 posters were displayed in the Simon Family JCC Cardo at the Sandler Family Campus in March. The community was asked to vote in person, and the top 10 vote getters were selected as finalists.

April 4 through April 20, voting for favorites takes place online at (One vote per person per day.) Encourage family and friends via emails, and Facebook, more to vote, too. This contest offers the entire community a chance to advocate for Israel by sharing these cool facts around the world.

The poster that receives the most online votes will be pronounced the winner on Yom Ha’Atzmaut, Israeli Independence Day, on May 11 at the CRC and community partner’s Israel Today event with Matti Friedman (7:30 pm at the Simon Family JCC, details can be found at

The winning artist will see their poster professionally framed and hang permanently at the Reba and Sam Sandler Family Campus. Attendees of the community Israel Festival on Sunday, June 5 will receive a copy of the winning poster.

For more information, contact Nicole Farrar, CRC Program Associate at