The First Educational Hanukkah Themed Minecraft Game

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Your students can now learn about Hanukkah with a lesson in Minecraft (for free!)

As the representative of the Microsoft’s educational sector in Israel and a leader in the field of “gamification in learning”, Top-Edu invites you to download and play the Hanukkah Questionnaire, in an educational, supervised and controlled Minecraft setting.
Throughout the game, students need to light the Minecraft Hanukkiya by solving different riddles and questions about Hanukkah, the holiday customs and traditions, the historical background, the origins of the holiday and more.
Activity Length: One hour (approximately)

  • Appropriate for: Jewish students ages 6-13 around the world

  • Who can play? Any students in schools that have an Office 365 license. Of course the game can be played from home on any computer with an OFFICE 365 license.

Let’s Get Started!

In order to begin the game, you must install the Educational Minecraft Game (click here to download) and enter the office 365 education username and password. When the installation is complete, open the file below and it will load automatically during the game. This page may be sent as a link to students enabling them to install the game on their computers.

Download the lesson file (English)
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Mr. Yoel Levi, The pedagogical counselor
Mr. Yoel Levi, The pedagogical counselor
Mr. Levi holds a bachelor’s and master’s degree in education and has worked for 30 years in the education system in national supervision and management positions.
He specialized in working with immigrants and developing methods and teaching techniques. He was the head administrator of a Jewish school in Minneapolis for four years, and served as the director of the Secondary Education Department in the Shahar Department in the Ministry of Education.
Mr. Shalom Nehiyesi, The game’s developer
Mr. Shalom Nehiyesi, The game’s developer
Mr. Shalom has taken an active part in the high-tech industry for the past 20 years and is a certified instructor at Microsoft (MCT). He has directed many training courses at various technological colleges and specialized in the development and assimilation of new technology adjusted to suit various populations. Shalom has led many professional municipal Minecraft projects in Israel.

As reflected in the services it provides to its customers, TopEdu’s vision is to instill values for excellence, for the use of technology and innovation, while providing a unique learning experience by granting targeted, personally adjusted training and personal guidance throughout the process.

  • Developing techno-pedagogy and gamification in learning

  • Microsoft certifications

  • Specialization with youth at risk

  • Teaching technological subjects in ICT majors for high schools