The Zionist Organization of America: Pittsburgh announced the recipients of its Israel Scholarship Program for 2018. They are Elana Eydelman, Rachel Luzer, and Aviva Itskowitz. Each student will receive a $1,000 scholarship to help offset expenses of their respective summer study programs.
Students are evaluated on their accomplishments, volunteerism and essay on the topic, “What the State of Israel and Zionism Means to Me.” Funding comes from endowments underwritten by Avraham and Patti Anouchi; Harold and Marla Scheinman; the late Thelma Esman; the late Bernard and Esther Klionsky; and the Novick family, in loving memory of the late Ivan and Natalie Novick.
Elana Eydelman and Rachel Luzer will be attending the NCSY Israel in Depth program. Aviva Itskowitz will be attending the NCSY Michlelet program.