This award honors Keene State College's professor emeritus in Sociology and founder of the Center for Holocaust Studies. It is given in recognition of excellence in Holocaust Studies. Students and members of the local community are invited to submit essays, historical analyses, stories, poems, musical compositions, dance, film, theatre and visual arts exploring and expressing their own personal relationship to or reflections on the Holocaust.
The award ceremony is scheduled in conjunction with Yom HaShoah (the Holocaust Day of Remembrance) where presentations are given by the award-winning participants and monetary and book awards are granted.
Entries will be judged by committee and evaluated on their depth of vision, insight, creativity, originality, and technical ability.