By COLlive reporter
Tzivos Hashem – Jewish Children International is once again looking for children with talent to share their chesed achievements and greatest accomplishments in ‘Jewish Kids Got Talent’ II.
After last year’s success, the Chabad youth movement decided to run the competition again, but this time with a twist.
This year the stakes are even higher, with only one overall winner, and 3 runners-up, the 9 finalists competing for the top prize will have strong competition.
The competition will be open to boys and girls worldwide, aged between 5 and 13 years old.
Since its inception 30 year ago, Tzivos Hashem used publications, youth groups and clubs, exhibits and contests, workshops, the Jewish Children’s Museum, and world-wide rallies via the internet to educate and inspire over a million children who have joined, to usher in a new era of good.
“Through this competition, these children will have the chance to showcase that good and inspire others to do good as well,” says the Executive Director Rabbi Yerachmiel Benjaminson.
Submissions can be entered into one or several of the three competition categories; Heart – Chesed, Hand – Performance and Head – Achievement – some audition will be featured on COLlive.com.
The general public will have the chance to vote for their favorite submissions and will make up half of the final score; the rest will be left to a panel of judges.
The closing date to enter submissions is November 16, 2011.
The 9 finalists, top 3 from each category, will be flown to New York with a family member to take part in the live finals which will take place at the annual Tzivos Hashem dinner, on January 16, 2012.
The 1st winner will be awarded $3600 towards the non-profit Jewish institution of their choice; plus $1800 for themselves.
The 2nd winner will be awarded $1800 towards their school or favorite organization; plus $900 for themselves.
The 3rd winner will be awarded $1000 towards their school or favorite organization; plus $500 for themselves.
Winners will receive cash for their organization and half their prize money in cash and half in a gift of Jewish books. The semifinalists in each category will receive $100 each and a “Power of Jewish Children” Award certificate.
Want to enter the competition and have a chance to win some fantastic prizes? Submissions can be entered on JewishKidsGotTalent.com or mailed to Jewish Kids Got Talent 792 Eastern Parkway, Brooklyn, NY 11213.