The Coordinator

Chidon HaTanakh closing ceremony, hosted in the Manhattan Day School.

Dovi Nadel at Chidon Ha’Tanach National Finals 2016

Dovi has been the Coordinator of the Chidon Ha’Tanach since September 2015. Dovi is a former Chidon champion, having won the US Middle School Hebrew Division in 2007 and having placed 3rd in the world at the 2008 International Chidon in Jerusalem. [Intrntnl Finals Video]

In addition to running the US Chidon, Dovi is on the faculty of the SAR High School. He is currently completing a Master’s degree in Bible at YU-Revel and completing Semikha Ordination at YU-RIETS. Dovi studied for two years at Yeshivat Har Etzion “Gush”. For three consecutive summers he served as a Rosh Chinuch (Head of Education Staff) at Camp Stone in Sugar Grove, Pennsylvania.

Dovi credits two unique Middle/High School educators for inspiring his love for Tanach – Rabbi Eliezer Cohen Z”L [R. Cohen Memorial] and Rabbi Pinchas Amior.

At Yeshiva University, he was Editor-in-Chief of Kol Hamevaser – The Jewish Thought Magazine of the YU student body. Dovi’s last article as editor, “Editors Thoughts: Reflections of an Unrepentant Tanakh Enthusiast” can be found at the included link.

For any Chidon Ha’Tanach related questions/concerns/suggestions feel free to be in contact with Dovi Nadel via his email at:







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