Sunday, May 13, 2007

Jerusalem Day on the J Site and 140 Hotsites

Hi Everyone!

Jerusalem Day is celebrated on the 28th day of the Hebrew month of Iyar. This year (5767 / 2007) the day falls on Wednesday, May 16, 2007. This year marks the 40th anniversary of the reunification of Jerusalem.

The J Site - Jewish Education and Entertainment
has several entertaining features to celebrate Jerusalem Day:

Jewish Trivia Quiz: Jerusalem

Who built the first temple ?
How many people were involved in constructing the first temple ?
What are the colors of the Jerusalem Beitar soccer team ?
Which animal is on the emblem of the Municipality of Jerusalem ?
What three Jewish holidays is Jerusalem the focal point ?
How long ago was Jerusalem established ?
On what mountain was King David buried ?
How high is Jerusalem above sea level ?
What is the name of the famous art school in Jerusalem ?
What is the length of the wall surrounding the old city ?
When was Hebrew University established ?
Which group defended Jerusalem in 1948 ?
How many open gates does the old city of Jerusalem have ?
What is the name of the largest shopping mall in Jerusalem ?
Who was the first mayor of Jerusalem ?
What was Jerusalem called in the days of Abraham our patriarch ?

The above questions are examples from the multiple choice
Flash quiz. There are two levels of questions, two timer settings.
Both kids and adults will find it enjoyable.

Additional Jerusalem Day resources and games on the J site include:
Free Jerusalem Clipart
The Multilingual Hangman Game (English / Hebrew)
The Multilingual Word Search Game (English / Hebrew / Russian)
My Jewish Coloring Book (online / offline)
Jerusalem Hebrew Songs with Vowels (Nikud)

The J site has something for everyone, but if that is not
enough, I posted on my website 140 links about Jerusalem,
ranging from history and tourism to photographs and stamps.

All 140 links have been reviewed / checked this week.
The web address is:

Please forward this message to relatives and friends,
so they can benefit from these holiday resources.


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