Wednesday, May 5, 2010

Educational Resources about Jerusalem


Hi Everyone!

Jerusalem Day is celebrated on the 28th of the Hebrew month of Iyar. This year (5770 / 2010) the day falls on Wednesday, May 12th.

The Jewish Trivia Quiz
http://www.jewish-trivia.com
has over 100 multiple choice questions about 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 and two timer settings. Adults and children will find The Jewish Trivia Quiz entertaining and educational.

To learn more about Jerusalem, I posted on my website 212 links, ranging from history and tourism to photographs and stamps. All 212 links have been reviewed and checked this week.

The web address is:

www.jr.co.il/hotsites/i-jer.htm

Enjoy!
Jacob

1 comment:

inoursmallgarden said...

Shalom Jacob, just wanted to drop by and tell you that I always enjoy your resources for the holidays. Thanks for putting them together!