Chidon Winners Announced at Thrilling Grand Finale

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The winners of the highly sought-after Chidon medals were announced at the Grand Finale, broadcast on Sunday with a Siyum Hamitzvos, exhilarating game show, and concert with Benny Friedman and Eli Marcus.

Boys from around the world celebrated at the Chidon Grand Finale, with an exciting game show and award ceremony.

The grand finale was the culmination of many months of the children learning in their free time, studying a dedicated curriculum that focuses on the facts, information and reasons behind all 613 Mitzvahs. 

More than 300 participating schools in 40 countries and numerous cities around the globe sent representatives to showcase the in-depth Torah learning and knowledge the students have acquired. 

The event was broadcast live on Sunday, and tens of thousands from around the globe tuned in to watch the exciting finale.

Some of the biggest stars in Jewish music today joined the performance to make it one of the premier events on the community’s calendar. Benny Friedman and Eli Marcus were accompanied by show host Choni Melecki and his band, to entertain the 250,000+ on-line viewers.

During the live broadcast, teams of finalists competed in teams to showcase their knowledge.

The finale concluded with the announcement of the winners of the highly sought-after Chidon Trophies from among the contestants from across the globe.

The winners are:

Bronze 4 Aharon Yehuda Adler – Oholei Torah Crown Heights
Bronze 4 Levi Benarousse – Anash Kinder
Bronze 5 Menachem Mendel Karp – YTTL Montreal
Bronze 6 Chaim Zushe Perlow – Oholei Torah Crown Heights
Bronze 7 Aryeh Mochkin- YTTL Montreal
Bronze 8 Menachem Mendel Zwiebel – MyShliach
Bronze KHK Yosef Yitzchak Katz – Lubavitch Boys London

Silver 4 Menachem Mendel Perman – Cheder Menachem LA
Silver 5 Menachem Mendel Mochkin – YTTL Montreal
Silver 6 Mendy Lieberman – Lubavitch Boys London
Silver 7 Shmuel Dovid Marozov – Oholei Torah Crown Heights
Silver 8 Shalom Posner – Cheder Lubavitch Chicago
Silver KHK Meir Greenberg – Ohr Temimim Buffalo NY

Gold 4 Yossi Turk – United Lubavitcher Yeshiva
Gold 5 Shneur Zalman Zirkind – Cheder Lubavitch Chicago
Gold 6 Menachem Mendel Hecht – Oholei Torah Crown Heights
Gold 7 Mendel Raigorodsky – Cheder Menachem LA
Gold 8 Saadya Liberow – Oholei Torah Crown Heights
Gold KHK Mendel Zaklos – Sacramento Jewish Academy

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