Pirkei Avot: In the Image

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In the Image has created a new educational program centered on Pirkei Avot, a Mishnaic tracate focused on moral teachings passed down over generations. In the Image has paired each teaching with a photograph and questions to encourage learners to dive deeper into the wisdom of Pirkei Avot. This is a great opportunity for educators and parents to engage students in learning about Jewish values. Students will have the opportunity to actively participate in the program by submitting photographs that interpret Pirkei Avot's teachings.

Submission will be eligible to win a new Instax camera! Winners will also be featured in an in-person exhibition at Beit Hatfutsot: Museum of the Jewish People in Tel Aviv!

The contest will be determined by a panel of judges, with consideration given to the amount of 'likes' a submission receives. All entries must include (1) an original photograph, (2) the participant's name, (3) the photograph's title, location, and year, and (4) a caption or short reflection (1-2 sentences) connecting the image to the themes of Pirkei Avot. Submissions should be posted to The Jewish Lens' Facebook page by January 14, 2021.

The project has been created by Zion Ozeri, an acclaimed photographer, and Sara Wolkenfeld, Chief Learning Officer at Sefaria. Texts will be available in English, Spanish, Portuguese, Hebrew, and French on Sefaria. Any further questions can be directed to [email protected]. We look forward to seeing your best work!

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