Posted on March 16th, 2014

Natalie Twersky Educator Award

Do YOU know the next Natalia Twersky Educator Award winner? Could you or one of your colleagues BE the next winner?


What you need to win: a lesson plan you’ve taught for grades 6-12 that spotlights the stories and voices of Jewish women through the use of primary sources.


The prize: $2,500 for you, plus $500 for your school/program.


The Jewish Women’s Archive offers this third annual Natalia Twersky Educator Award to honor an inspiring educator for her/his creativity and commitment to inclusive history. Named for Natalia Twersky, a champion of Jewish education and the mother of JWA’s founding executive director Gail Twersky Reimer, the Award is open to any educator working in a Jewish setting with students in grades 6–12. Applications are now online: now is the time to gather your lesson plan, examples of student work and an optional video of your teaching.


Meet past winners, see their lesson plans and apply today at

Deadline: May 12, 2014.


Get tips for creating your lesson plan at

Questions? Please contact Etta King or call 617-383-6763.