Thank you for all of the messages and emails asking where to go and what to do in Israel!
Lots of people ask how I chose the locations for Reveal Israel, and what I suggest when travelling. Thought I would take this opportunity to explore what's in the deck and explain how I chose the locations to include. If your favorite place isn't in the first deck, I hope I've included in the next deck I'm planning now!
Reveal Israel is 3 distinct games within the deck (match, quiz and spin), so it was critical to have some criteria for...
It seems hard to believe that UNESCO could attempt to invalidate the connection of the Jewish people to Jerusalem or the Temple Mount, but they attempted exactly that.
They have used their international stature to pass a resolution declaring that the Temple Mount never held the Holy First or Second Temple. UNESCO has declared that that thousands of years of Jewish history never were. That explicit evidence of the presence of the Temple (from oil vessels, golden articles, purification channels, writing, architectural elements) have been fabricated, or not authenticated or not found. Ridiculous? Impossible?
Welcome to Reveal Israel!
Reveal is the culmination of hundreds of hours of travel, design, prototyping, production -and most important -dreaming. Dreaming about the right way to bring Israel into every home, and how to make learning about Israel fun and exciting for any age player.
As parents, we thought long and hard about what, how, when and why. As educators, we researched and tested and prototype'd and tested again, to make sure the game had the broadest appeal and the biggest fun factor possible, while staying true to our ideals. As folks that love to play and explore, we...