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100

What year did Israel become independent?

1948

100

What was RZ’s former name?

Chicagoland Jewish High School (CJHS)

100

What is Mr. Loeb’s favorite baseball team?

White Sox

100

Now playing for the Washington Wizards, he was drafted 9th overall in the 2020 NBA draft after playing for Maccabi Tel Aviv.  

Deni Avdija

100

What was Mr. Goodman’s basketball number as a student?

33

200

What year was the six day war?

1967

200

Who was RZ’s previous dean of students before Mr. Loeb?

Mr. Scher

200

Name one of Coach Martinez’s two favorite video games

Fortnite, FIFA

200

Born in Petah Tikva, she is best known for playing Wonder woman.

Gal Gadot

200

What are the two sports RZ/CJHS has won regional championships in?

Men’s Basketball, Women’s volleyball

300

Who was the first Prime Minister of Israel?

David Ben Gurion

300

What year was our school changed to RZ?

2015

300

Billy Surges was the body double for which big time Hollywood actor?

Zac Efron

300

After being drafted 23rd overall in the 2009 NBA draft, he played for eight different NBA teams wearing number 18, most notably the Kings and Warriors.

Omri Casspi

300

What is the most recent year the Women’s Cross Country team has won the conference race?

2019

400

What countries are the 3 most involved in the Abraham Accords?

UAE, USA, Israel

400

What year was our school officially opened?

2001

400

What movie does Mrs. Friedman appear in? *Bonus points if you know what language was she was speaking

Home Alone

*Bonus* -- French

400

He is the bassist and co-lead singer of the Rock band, Kiss.

Gene Simmons

400

What percent of students participated in at least one sport last school year? (Answer within 5%)

84%

500

What year were the Oslo Accords signed?

1993

500

Before this building, where was the CJHS building? What was it called? *Bonus points if you know how many people attended our school in the first year

Northwest Suburban Jewish Congregation in Morton Grove

*Bonus* -- 26

500

How many pairs of shoes does Rabbi Silver own? (Give or take 3)

20

500

Natalie Portman has won an Academy Award and two Golden Globes throughout her career as an actor. In what city was she born?

Jerusalem

500

Who is generally known to be the best basketball player in school history?

Josh Newlander

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