Israel Pursuit connects your students with others from around the world, educates them about Israel’s history and culture and actively engages them in a competition for exciting prizes.
The games cover Israel’s history, culture and current events.
Regional winners compete in a live, online, celebrity-studded final tournament for epic prizes.
Use these videos on the culture, events, ideas and people that shape the modern State of Israel to prepare your students for trivia games.
Here is the menu of materials that will prepare your students for the trivia challenge.
Check out this educator’s guide for a deeper dive on the content we will be assessing!
Sign up below to see the menu of materials that will prepare your students for the trivia challenge!
Our regional finalists are from the following schools:
Sign up now and start watching, listening and discussing everything you need to compete and send a winner to this year’s live, online celebrity-studded Global Tournament of Champions!
Start preparing your students with our six videos.
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Now through May 5th
Enjoy, engage and inspire students with six videos in the classroom
Receive link to regional Kahoot! game
April 25th – May 5th
Play the Israel Pursuit regional game anytime before May 5th. Players are scored based on correct answers and the amount of time taken to complete the game. Students will compete against other students within their geographical region.
Announcement of the regional winners.
If one of your students is a winner, you will receive additional content to prepare him or her for the final live tournament.
The 6 regional winners will prepare for the live final event based on the additional videos provided.
May 17th – Celebrity-Studded Live Tournament Event
All participants in the game are invited to watch and cheer for their favorite player or region. Join hundreds of schools around the world to celebrate Israel.
All schools are eligible to register for Israel Pursuit. Once you sign up, share the six videos provided with your students. The questions in the regional games are based on these.
Each video is accompanied by educational resources that will inspire discussion while preparing for the regional game.
Educators who sign up will receive a link to the regional Kahoot! game. The game should be played anytime between April 25th and May 5th.
Students participating in the regionals Kahoot! game will be ranked based on the number of correct answers and the speed with which questions are answered. The top student in each of the 6 regions will win top Unpacked swag, be featured on our social media channels and will be invited to compete in the live, online, celebrity-studded Tournament of Champions virtual event on May 17th.
A grand prize of $500 will be awarded to the winner of the Tournament of Champions. Second place prize is $250. The grand prize winner’s school will receive a customized trophy.
There is no minimum number of students. Each educator can share the Kahoot! Game with any students who wish to participate. Students compete with other students in their region for a place in the final live tournament.
Of course! We have a wide range of videos and resources for you to use for your curriculum. You can find them all here. Hope you can join next year!
You will receive an email early in the day on April 25th with a link to the game.
If you do not receive the link by April 26th, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org and we will send it to you right away.
The detailed instructions for how to run a Kahoot! game can be found here.
This year, the final tournament of Israel Pursuit will be almost two weeks after Yom Ha’atzmaut giving you the freedom and flexibility to use our materials for your programs and prepare for the event at the same time.
Of course! The final live event will be fun-filled with celebrities from Israel. You and your students are sure to have a blast watching and cheering from you screens to see who takes home the grand prize.
We are happy to help! Please contact email@example.com and we will walk you though any questions or issues.
Over 10,900 students from 141 schools in twelve countries participated in the 2021 Global Trivia Challenge. Winners from Canada, England and Hungary took home cash prizes and trophies.