As part of Mayor Moshe Abutbuls program of encouraging creativity in the city
we are pleased to announce the '2017 Beit Shemesh Prize for Art and Creativity' 
with theme of 'ונשמרתם מאוד לנפשותיכם'
In cooperation with the municipality departments of:
Traffic Safety and Environmental Protection - Mr. Meir Bialish
Healthcare Services - Rav Yisrael Silverstein
City Landscape - Rav Shimon Goldberg
Education - Rav Yeshayahu Ehrenreich
This year the contest will be held with award winning prizes in the categories of 'בית האמנים' : painting, photography, digital art and literature
Members of  'בית האמנים' , are invited to submit their projects on the subject selected for this year's competition 'בית שמש שומרת', staying healthy, keeping road safety rules and keeping the city clean and environmental friendly.
The projects that participate in a contest will be displayed at the large and prestigious upcoming exhibition. During the course of the exhibition, winners will be selected by the panel of contest judges.
1st prize in each category is 3,000nis!
   The deadline for submitting creative projects: February 19th 2017
Matisyahu Rosenzweig
City Hall Spokesman & Director of