Media

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

 

Videos:

Archived video of Israeli and International Chidonim from Israeli Educational TV (23 ערוץ)

2015

Full video of the 2015 International Chidon

Full video of the 2015 Diaspora Chidon

Full video of the 2015 Israeli National Chidon

Video of R. David Lau, Chief Rabbi of Israel, addressing the 2015 US National Finals

School Videos from the School Video Contest at the US National Finals

2014

Full video of the 2014 International Chidon for Adults

Full video of the 2014 US National Chidon for Adults

Full video of the 2014 International Chidon

Full Video of 5774 Israeli National Chidon for Adults

Questions from the Video Round of the US National Finals

School Videos from the School Video Contest at the US National Finals

2013

US National 3rd Place Hebrew Middle School Champion Miriam Waghalter addresses her school’s Trustee Dinner about the significance of Chidon in her life.

Questions from Video Round of the US National Finals

Complete video of the 2013 International Chidon for Youth

Complete Video of the 5773 International Chidon for Adults

Arutz 7 interviews several contestants from the International Chidon for Adults

News Articles:

2015

  1. Cleveland Jewish News article about Spencer Kawalek’s performance in US National Chidon
  2. Jewish Link article about Ben Kepecs’ performance in International Chidon
  3. Jewish Link article about Tehila Kornwasser’s performance in International Chidon
  4. Philadelphia Jewish Exponent article about Noah Notis’ performance in US National Chidon
  5. Jewish Standard article about performance of Tehila Kornwasser in International Chidon and of several Teaneck, NJ, contestants in US National Chidon
  6. Jewish Link article about performance of several Teaneck, NJ, contestants in US National Chidon
  7. Jewish Link editorial praising the consistent success of New Jersey youth in the Chidon

2014

1) Retrospective about the 1988 contest, in which American Jeremy Wieder tied for 1st Place, from Tablet Magazine.

2) Tablet Magazine looks back at last year’s International Chidon by interviewing Shalhevet Schwartz and Yishai Eisenberg

3) Tablet Magazine managing editor Wayne Hoffman recounts his experience growing up in a Chidon family.

4) Bluma Finklestein of Memphis, TN, reflects on her trip to Israel to watch her son, Asher, participate in the International Chidon.

5) The Jewish Standard reports on the 1-2 finish of RYNJ students Tehila Kornwasser and Nechama Reichman in the US Hebrew Middle School Division

6) The Bergen County Jewish Link reports on the 1-2 finish of RYNJ students Tehila Kornwasser and Nechama Reichman in the US Hebrew Middle School Division

7) The Bergen County Jewish Link reports on the Americans who traveled to Israel for the International Chidon

8) The Jewish Standard interviews American Dani Peyser about his trip to Israel for the 2014 International Chidon

2013

1) The Jewish Standard’s article about US national winners from New Jersey

2) Article about International Chidon winner Yishai Eisenberg from the NJ Jewish Standard

3) Article from the Minnetonka Sun Sailor about US National English Middle School Champion Lincoln Bernhard.

4) Article from Bergen County Jewish Link about Tehila Kornwasser’s bat mitzvah project.

5) Article about Yishai Eisenberg from the Jewish Voice

6) Amazing personal story of International Chidon winner Elior Babian from the Times of Israel

7) Article by 2013 English HS Champion Yael Goldschlag about her experience studying for Chidon.

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