The Coordinator


Rabbi Dovi Nadel has been the Coordinator of the Chidon Ha’Tanach since 2015. Dovi is a former Chidon Ha’Tanach champion. He won the USA Middle School Hebrew Division in 2007 and placed 3rd in the world at the 2008 International Chidon Ha’Tanach in Jerusalem. [International Finals 2008]

In addition to running the USA Chidon Ha’Tanach, Dovi is on the faculty of the SAR High School. He has a Master’s degree in Bible at YU-Revel and received his Semikha Ordination at YU-RIETS. Dovi studied for two years at Yeshivat Har Etzion. For three consecutive summers he served as the Rosh Chinuch (Head of EducationalStaff) 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, “Editor’s 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  via his email at:






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