Israel Scavenger Hunt Answers:

  1. What are the colors of the Israeli flag? (Blue and White)
  2. What do the symbols on the Israeli flag represent? (The are like the Jewish Prayer shawl, or “talit”.  The star is known as “Magen David” or Star of David, and has been a symbol of the Jewish people since biblical times.)
  3. What was the official date of the establishment of the modern state of Israel? (May 14, 1948)
  4. Signs on a street in Israel will commonly be in two languages, and often in three. What are they? (Hebrew, Arabic and English)
  5. What are some common greetings in Israel? (Halo, Shalom, Salaam)
  6. Israel has two large lakes and a main river. What are their names? (The Sea of Galilee, The Dead Sea, the River Jordan)
  7. What is unique about the larger lake? (lowest dry land elevation on earth, deepest hypersaline lake in the world)
  8. The state of Utah has a similar aquatic configuration. What are the names of these lakes and river? (Utah Lake, the Great Salt Lake, Jordan River)
  9. What is unique about the larger lake there? (largest salt lake in the Western Hemisphere)
  10. How many countries does Israel border? (Four)
  11. What are they? (Jordan, Syria, Egypt, Lebanon)