2021-2022 Write On for Israel Application


In order to complete your application, you will need the following:

  1. One short writing sample (to be submitted in this application): The writing sample should be no more than 600 words from a school project or extracurricular activity.
  2. One 1-2 minute video (to be submitted in this application) addressing the prompt: "Why I want to participate in Write On for Israel"
  3. One 500-600 word essay (to be submitted in this application): Prepare a persuasive essay on one of the following prompts:
    • 5 things I need in order to be an effective leader.
    • What I would say to someone who calls for a boycott of Israel.
    • Strategies to build campus alliances beyond the Jewish community to support Israel.
  4. High school transcript. Upload a transcript, unofficial will suffice (to be submitted in this application). Report cards will not be accepted.
  5. One reference form - Please send this link https://www.tfaforms.com/4720311 to one high school teacher who can attest to your suitability for the Write On for Israel program.

**NOTE** Your application will NOT be complete and will NOT be processed until we receive your school transcript and your reference form.

SEMINARS: Applicants will be notified of the dates of seven Sunday seminars during the 2021-2022 school year as soon as they are finalized. Attendance at the seven Junior Seminars is mandatory. Seminars will be held in person at the Weinger JCC if it is safe to meet in person. Otherwise, they will held remotely.

ORIENTATION SESSIONS: Fellows and at least one parent must attend two program orientations:

  1. Write On for Israel program orientation: This orientation will be held on, September 13, 2021
  2. Israel Trip Orientation: at the end of the March 2022 Seminar.

Write On for Israel Terms and Conditions


You cannot save this application and return to it later. We suggest you prepare your responses separately and then paste them into this form when they are complete.


For questions or additional information, please contact Elizabeth Nordmeyer at WriteOnForIsrael@juf.org.


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Personal Information
Parent/Guardian 1 Information
Parent/Guardian 2 Information
Family Information
Travel to Israel
Writing Skills
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Video Link
Transcript Upload
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Program Requirements:

By affixing my electronic signature below, I acknowledge that I have read the program requirements. I understand that, if accepted, I will abide by all of the program requirements, including the following: