On Sunday, March 21, Junior School fifth grader Aviv Dobzinski competed in the timed, online JewQ International Competition.
JewQ is administered by Chabad Children's Network and offers students in grades 3-7 an introduction to various Jewish topics and a chance to demonstrate a mastery of material.
Aviv is among a handful of students who began studying with Chani Altein, co-director of Chabad of Squirrel Hill, shortly after COVID-19 lockdowns started in 2020. Each week, students meet with Altein via Zoom to learn about topics including Jewish history, the Hebrew calendar, Tanakh and Jewish law. Beginning last November, the first of three tests was administered, culminating in the JewQ competition. The results will be posted later this year.
Read more about the competition in The Jewish Chronicle.