Trivia Contest Winners

The Jewish Voice is pleased to announce the winners of its Israel Trivia Contest! Mazal Tov – we know how tough it was!
First Prize (two tickets to the Jerusalem Symphony): Gail Lichtman
Second Prize (copy of Moshe Arens Speaks Out): Joel Glazier
Consolation Prizes (copies of the book Facts About Israel): Alan Horowitz and Rebecca Bank
The Jewish Voice would like to thank Bob Akell for creating this contest in honor of Israel’s 40th Anniversary.

Answers to contest:
Easy:
1. The Knesset has 120 members
2. The Shekel
3. Lebanon, Syria, Jordan and Egypt
4. May 14, 1948, at 4 p.m.
5. El Al Airlines
6. Jewish, Moslem, Christian and Armenian
7. David Ben-Gurion
8. The Maccabiah Games
9. Yad Vashem
10. Jersualem
11. The Jordan River
12. Golda Meir
13. Asia
Media:
14. A seven -branched menorah surrounded by two olive branches linked by the word “Israel” written in Hebrew
15. In 1897 by Theodore Herzl
16. 1286 feet below sea level
17. Mt. Hermon -9220 feet
18. Saul
19. Jaffa, Zion, Dung, Lions (or St. Stephens), Herod’s, Damascus and New, Golden
20. May 11, 1949
21. On March 26, 1979, with the signors: Prime Minister Menachem Begin for Israel and President Anwar Sadat for Egypt; President Jimmy Carter was witness
22. Metulla
23. Caesarea
24. Arabic
25. Judea and Samaria
26. Palestine
Hard:
27. Tat-Aluf
28. Israel has 10,840 square miles. Nine states in the U.S. are smaller:  Connecticut (5009 sq.mi.), Delaware (2057 sq.mi), Hawaii (6424 sq.mi.), Maryland (10,577 sq.mi.), Massachusetts (8257 sq.mi.), New Hampshire (9,304 sq.mi.), New Jersey (7,836 sq.mi.), Rhode Island (1,214 sq.mi.) and Vermont (9,609 sq.mi.).
29. 82.9 percent Jews, 13.5 percent Moslems, 2.3 percent Christians, and 1.3 percent Druze and others.

30. Tel Aviv University with 16,900 students and Hebrew University of
Jerusalem with 16,000 students
31. War of Independence: May 1948-July 1949; Sinai Campaign: October 1956;
Six-Day War: June 1967; Yom Kippur War: October 1973; and Operation Peace
for Gallilee: June 1982.
32. The Histadrut
33. The Mount of Olives
34. Ho Chi Minh offered land in Vietnam
35. Degania
36. Herodion
37. November 29, 1947
38. Nelson Glueck
39. Safed at 960 meters or 3150 feet
40. Tiberias is 210 meters or 689 feet below sea level.

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