Our Weekly Riddles!


Season Riddle


Torah Riddle


Surprise Riddle


Answers

Read the riddles. Could you figure out the answer? Mail it to:Each riddle has a separate raffle, so even if you did not solve all 3 puzzles, you can still take part in a raffle or two. Do not forget to write your name and age.

Wait few days… Who knows?! Maybe you will be the lucky winner!!!

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Seasonal riddle

Everyone is busy cleaning the house for Pesach. Take four matches or four toothpicks and build yourselves a small dustpan on your table, and put a crumpled piece of paper in the dustpan, as shown below.Can you move only two matches, in a way that you will have a whole dustpan, while the ‘dirt’ will be outside of it – all without touching the ‘dirt’?Good luck!

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Torah riddle

During the last month  the Parshah we read  on each Shabbat was about the  Mishkan and its vessels.Is there any food that is part of the Mishkan ?

 

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Surprise riddle

What do you call

an Egyptian doctor?!

 

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Answers

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Seasonal riddle

You had to find something that belong to the Seder night that is in the Megillah of Purim!

The answer is: Karpas!

We eat Karpas on the Seder night. Karpas is also mentioned in  the Megillah of Purim, not as a food, but one of the fabrics Achashverosh used to decorate the ballroom: חוּר כַּרְפַּס וּתְכֵלֶת (1:6)

The winner is:

Esti Segal

Lakewood, NJ

Torah riddle

The answer:

Here are the 5 consecutive words that start with the same letter in Parashat Beshalach:(16:9)

אָמַר אוֹיֵב אֶרְדֹּף אַשִּׂיג,  אֲחַלֵּק

The winner is:

Yitzi Rabinowitz

Golders Green, London

Surprise riddle

If you take out 6 matches of 15, you only will be left with 9 matches. You needed to think out of the box! As you can see, if you remove this 6 gray matches – you will be left with the word “TEN”.

The Israeli version: you will be left with “עשר”, which means ten in Hebrew.

The winner is:

Yosi Gelb

Johannesburg, Gauteng, South Africa