Media Links About 2012 Chidon

May 14, 2012

Several news outlets ran stories about this year’s winners.  Many of the links are available here:

We will add more links as more news stories appear.

New York Times Covers 2012 Chidon

May 11, 2012

Mark Oppenheimer of The New York Times reports from the 2012 Chidon.


Video Collage and Slideshow from 2012 Chidon

May 8, 2012

Our new Photos tab has professional Photos from Sunday –

The following link has a video collage of those photos –

Thank you all for coming on Sunday!

Jewish Agency Holds National Chidon Finals at Yeshiva U. on 5/6/12

May 7, 2012

Our 4 national champions, who will represent us in next year’s International Contest are:

1) Shalhevet Schwartz, Riverdale, NY, SAR High School in Riverdale

2) Yishai Eisenberg, Passaic, NJ, YBH of Passaic-Hillel in Passaic

3) Joshua Silvera, Los Angeles, home schools and is affiliated with Congregation Mogen David in LA

4) Allison Cohen, Shaker Heights (Cleveland), OH, affiliated with Congration Bnai Jeshurun in Pepper Pike, OH

Congratulations on a year of studying hard to accomplish this monumental achievement!

Here are some photos from yesterday’s Chidon.

Mr. Barry Spielman of the Jewish Agency addresses the audience, as the judges grade the video questions.

Rabbi Ezra Frazer speaking at the 2012 Chidon

Video Available from Video Questions

May 6, 2012

Did you have a hard time following the videos at the national finals today?  You can click on the links below to view them again:

Video #1, about leaders who prayed

Video #2, about the king who hoped for rain