Direct viewing of the Diaspora and World Bible QuizzesYesterday we held the first stage of the Bible Quiz, where the contestants answered a written exam and the 16 contestants with the highest score will participate in the Bible Quiz on Independence Day, held at the Jerusalem Theater in the presence of the Prime Minister of Israel (the quiz will be broadcast live on Channel 1 of Israel Television).The 16 contestants with the next highest scores will participate in the Diaspora Quiz, to be held in the presence of the Mayor of Netanya.The Diaspora Quiz will be held on Monday, 1 Iyar, 20 April, 2015, at the Dora Community Center, 35 Nachum Street, Netanya, at 18:00 Israel time.For direct viewing, click:The World Bible Quiz for Jewish Youth will be broadcast on Independence Day, Thursday, 4 Iyar, 23 April, 2015, at 11:00 Israel time.For direct viewing, click: http://www.iba.org.il/
By now, all schools have received a list of their students who qualified for the National Finals. If you are a student who qualified for the National Finals, you can register here.
As a reminder, the contest will be held at Manhattan Day School (310 West 75th Street, New York, NY 10023) on Sunday, May 3rd from 9 AM to 3 PM. Registration will begin at 9 AM, and the opening assembly will begin at 9:30 AM. Your parents are welcome to attend the day’s program but will be required to remain outside of the testing areas during the written exam. The event should conclude by 3PM.
See you there!
Once again this year,we will be holding a video contest alongside the US Chidon National Finals. Each SCHOOL can submit one video. Rules and information for the contest are in an online document at http://1drv.ms/18OLNhB. The audience at the 2015 Chidon National Finals will vote on the winning video.
The International Chidon for Adults took place in Jerusalem on the 8th night of Chanukkah. Congratulations to American Alexander Heppenheimer on placing 2nd in the world! The entire event can be viewed on Youtube
On Sun. Nov. 30th, a US National Bible Contest for Adults took place in New York. A tape-delay of the event was broadcasted by ShalomTV/JBS, and complete video of the event has been posted on their Youtube Channel. Read about it in the NJ Jewish News.
The International Chidon Finals for Adults will take place this Tues., 12/23, at 6PM Israel time (11AM in the US East Coast) and will be streamed by Israeli Channel 1 & Israeli Educational TV. The event should be added to the Israeli Educational TV YouTube Channel and archived there.
Best of luck to the Americans who will be competing in the International Finals!
We are pleased to announce the details for this year’s finals in May.
The National Finals in both languages will take place in New York, on Sunday May 3, 2015, from 9 AM to 3 PM, at Manhattan Day School and will cover the entire Syllabus, including parts that were not included on the earlier exams.
For the complete schedule of this year’s exams, see the Schedule
The US national finals of the Bible Contest for Adults will take place on Sunday, November 30, 2014/8 Kislev 5775
2 PM at West Side Institutional Synagogue
120 West 76th St., New York, NY 10023
The Winner and Runner Up Will Compete in the International Bible Contest in Jerusalem on Hanukkah.
The event will include a musical performance
Tickets are required. You can sign up for free tickets at http://azm.org/bible-contest
The Chidon for Adults has no formal affiliation with our Chidon for Youth, but we are happy to see Chidonim promote Tanach study for people of all ages. For more information about the Chidon for Adults, visit their website.