Six Students Qualify for National Bible Contest
Six Maimonides School students have qualified for the national Chidon HaTanakh, scheduled for Sunday, May 6 at Yeshiva University.
Yishai Levenberg, a sophomore, will compete in the high school division. Qualifying for the Middle School competition are Tzipporah Machlah Klapper and Ezra Zimble in Grade 8 and sixth graders Yahel Domachevsky, Elad Jeselsohn and Yair Kosowsky-Sachs.
The students became eligible following a series of written examinations. They have been preparing for the chidon for the past several weeks with limudei kodesh instructor Rabbi Yehuda Levenberg.
Maimonides contestants have won the national Bible contest several times, including in 2009 and 2010. The winner takes part in the world championship chidon.