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Twersky Award

The Natalia Twersky Educator Award honors and celebrates educators who use primary sources creatively to integrate Jewish women’s stories into their teaching. This annual award is named for Natalia Twersky, a champion of Jewish education and the mother of JWA's founding director, Gail Twersky Reimer. Learn more about the award, nominate someone in your community, or apply today!

About the Award

Learn about the history of the Twersky Award, educator eligibility, and prizes.

Winners and Finalists

Learn about past winners and runners-up.

Twersky Award Lesson Planning Tips

Hundreds of primary sources from JWA are waiting, ready to be transformed into “aha moments” for your students!

How to cite this page

Jewish Women's Archive. "Twersky Award." (Viewed on June 24, 2019) <>.


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