You can still register for Chidon 2016-2107!

September 6, 2016

Current and Future Chidon Teachers, Coaches, and Participants,

It’s not too late! Registration for the US Chidon Ha’Tanach is still live! Please make sure that your school completes the following link in order to ensure that you receive important Chidon communications. The form can be accessed here. If you sign up after September 6, 2016, please send me an email at dovin@jafi.org to to ensure that you’re  signed up for all important Chidon communications.

Please see the “syllabus”  and “schedule” tabs above for more important information regarding the Chidon Ha’Tanach next year.

Thank you as always for your  continued efforts on behalf of  yours students and on behalf of the Chidon Ha’Tanach.

Looking forward to partnering with you next year,

חזק ואמץ,

Dovi Nadel

Coordinator, National Bible Contest

THE JEWISH AGENCY FOR ISRAEL 

Email: Dovin@jafi.org


Registration for the US Chidon Ha’Tanach 2017 is Live!

June 16, 2016

Current and Future Chidon Teachers, Coaches, and Participants,

Registration for the US Chidon Ha’Tanach is now live! Please make sure that your school completes the following link in order to ensure that you receive important Chidon communications over the course of the summer and next year. The form can be accessed here

Please fill it out as soon as possible.

Please see the “syllabus”  and “schedule” tabs above for more important information regarding the Chidon Ha’Tanach next year.

Thank you as always for your  continued efforts on behalf of  yours students and on behalf of the Chidon Ha’Tanach.

Looking forward to partnering with you next year,

חזק ואמץ,

Dovi Nadel

Coordinator, National Bible Contest

THE JEWISH AGENCY FOR ISRAEL 

Email: Dovin@jafi.org


Chidon Ha’Tanach in the News!

May 22, 2016

Check out some recent articles written about the Chidon Ha’Tanach National Finals!

The following are links to articles in three local papers. Congratulations one more time to all of our National Finalists!

1.Jewish Standard

2. Baltimore Jewish Life

3. Jewish Link


150 National Finalists! Announcing our Winners!

May 16, 2016

Thank you to the 150 National Finalists who participated in this Sundays event. You could feel the energy in the room as 150 National Finalists from around the country came together for one day to display their mastery of over seventy chapters of the Tanach.  Each contestant received a beautiful certificate, a commemorative Tanach, and even had the chance to share some of their favorite pesukim with us on the wall. Over 350 people attended our closing ceremony! For those who were at the event and want to relive it and for those who missed out, we have some stunning pictures taken by our professional photographer David Khabinsky that can be found here.

This years winners were:

 

English Division

FIRST PLACE: Caleb Gitlitz from Beth Tfiloh

SECOND PLACE: Ryan Joseph from Beth Tfiloh

THIRD PLACE: Elianna Sokoler from Temple Aliya

 

Hebrew Middle School Division

FIRST PLACE: Uriel Simpson from Yeshivat Noam

SECOND PLACE: Tied for Second were Noah Hill from Denver Academy of Torah and Nathan Shapiro from Hillel Torah

THIRD PLACE: Shaya Berkowitz from Maimonides Academy

 

Hebrew High School Division

FIRST PLACE: Shlomi Helfgot from TABC

SECOND PLACE: Nechama Reichman from Manhattan High School

THIRD PLACE: Shira Orlian from Beis Yaakov of Spring Valley

FOURTH PLACE:Esther Werblowski from Reenas Beis Yaakov

 

Good luck to to Shlomi, Nechama, Uriel, and Caleb who will be our representatives in the international Chidon in Israel next year! Congratulations again to all of our National Finalists! See you next year. Time to start studying! Next year’s syllabus is up!

 


Noah Notis Places 5th, National Finalists Arrive in New York!

May 13, 2016
 The following is a link to yesterday’s Chidon Competition that took place on Yom Ha’Atzmaut:http://www.iba.org.i/vod/player.aspx?scode=2070978. This is a link to the final round:https://youtu.be/IhARlpLJeOc. We would like to congratulate our contestant, Noah Notis, on placing 5th in the world!  Also, the following is a link to a short “chidon” in hebrew  that came out on YNET yesterday: http://www.ynet.co.il/articles/0,7340,L-4802098,00.html.
We also  look forward greeting our National Finalists from around the county on Sunday. As a reminder, please refer to a previous email as well one of the posts below for important information regarding this Sunday’s competition.
Parents, the following is a reminder that at 10:00 AM (while contestants begin the first exam), Rabbi Helfgot will be giving a shiur in the auditorium entitled:”Isaiah: Vision of Redemption: Today and Tomorrow.
To everyone coming from far and from near, we look forward to greeting you at the National Chidon this coming Sunday. We are proud to call you America’s National Finalists.
Shabbat Shalom and see you at 9:00 AM on Sunday!
Dovi Nadel
Coordinator of National Bible Contest
Dovin@jafi.org

Breaking News

May 9, 2016

Breaking news.

Jacob Miller , our American Representative, has won the “Chidon Tefutzot.” You can still watch the contest here. Tune in at the 1:37:00 mark to watch the final round. Be sure to tune in on Yom Ha’Atzmaut for the next competition!


Watch the International Chidon Ha’Tanach!

May 8, 2016

We currently have four contestant’s representing the United States in this year’s International chidon in Israel. For those interested, the Diaspora Quiz (the first competition) will be taking place in Afula on May 9th at 6:00 P.M Israel time. Jacob Miller will represent the United States in that competition.The following is a link to a live broadcast http://sharelive.tv/SL28046.html

The International Bible Contest on Israeli Independence Day will take place at 11:00 A.M Israel time and will be able to be found at the following site http://www.iba.org.il/. Noah Notis will represent the United States in that competition. You can generally watch a recording of the competition throughout the day.

Today, contestants in Israel visited the prime minister’s office. For more, see here.

Good luck to our representatives!