Guy and Girl of the Year Answers

Guys’ Questions:
1. There were 6 days of creation, name one thing created on the 4th day?
Sun and the Stars
2. Which son did Jacob favor?
Joseph
3 Who wrote the kuzari?
Yehudah Halevi
4. What was on the bottom floor of Noach’s ark?
Bottom- garbage, middle- animals, top – people
5. List 3 of the Megillas.
Song of Songs, Ruth, Lamentations, Ecclesiastes, Esther
6. Where did Jacob run to (whose house) after he got the birth right from Esau?
His uncle Levan’s house.
7. What is the name of the operation in which Ethiopian Jews were airlifted en mass into Israel in 1991?
Operation Solomon
8. What date and year did Israel declare independence?
5th of Iyar
9. How old was Sarah when she died?
127
10. Who was the final president of the San Hedrin?
Gamaliel VI

Bonus 1: List as many Jewish US Spreme Court Justices as you can.
Louis Brandeis, Benjamin Cardozo, Felix Frankfurter, Arthur Goldberg, Abe Fortas, Ruth Bader Ginsburg, Stephen Breyer and Elena Kagan.
Bonus 2: Which Jewish athlete won seven gold medals at the Munich Olympics?
Mark Spitz
Bonus 3: What surrounded the Jews when they were traveling 40 years in the desert?
clouds

Girls’ Questions
1. Which holiday is also called ‘The New Year of the Trees’? (Tu B’Shvat)
Tu bish’vat
2. What is most famous for not being in the Megillah of Ester?\
G-d / G-d’s name
3. Where is the ark of the temple currently hidden?  
Nobody knows or possibly under the temple mount
4. What is the 9th plauge?
Darkness
5. What was the name of Moses’s wife?
Tzipporah
6. When is Israeli Independence Day (Hebrew Date)?
5 Iyar
7. On what mountain was the Torah given?
Sinai
8. Who was the first prime minister of Israel?
David Ben-Gurion
9. What is the name of the Joseph’s father?
Jacob
10. Who was the first king of israel?
Saul