June 23, 2005
Life is a puzzle, don't you think? It's just not always that easy to put all the pieces together in order to see the big picture. But the more we practice, the better we get at it. So, here are a bunch of fun puzzles to get your juices going!
Can you answer these questions from this week's portion, Shelach-Lecha?
How many spies did Moses send into Israel?
The spies came back spreading lies about Israel. What did they say?
a. The land is bad for planting
b. The inhabitants are as big as giants
c. The country is covered in grasshoppers
Only two of the spies said the land was good. What were their names?
a. Reuven and Levi
b. Joshua and Caleb
c. Menashe and Efraim
Start with the number of Dalmatians in the title of the Disney movie, minus the number of commandments on the tablets, minus the number that is the square of 3, plus the number of stars you need to see in the sky to know that Shabbat is over.
Or, in simple terms:
of 3 + stars = ?
What number do you get?
Unscramble the 16 letters below to make a common three-word phrase for a victorious contestant:
E E F I I I N N R R R S T Z
F __ __ __ __ P __ __ __ __ W __ __ __ __ __