Exploring Israel through Minecraft

by | Jan 20, 2022 | What’s Happening

Tuesday, February 8, 4 pm
Simon Family JCC and/or remotely

Tidewater teens and pre-teens will not have to travel far to see Israel. In collaboration with Lost Tribe ESports, local teens will be able to learn about fun sites in Israel through games and challenges.

Minecraft is a video game in which players create and break apart various blocks in 3D worlds. Players explore a blocky, procedurally-generated 3D world with virtually infinite terrain. Lost Tribe enables players to explore inside the Minecraft world of Israel.

Connecting with a digital generation in the digital age, Lost Tribe ESports strengthens teens’ and young adults’ Jewish identity by building friendships, increasing engagement, and encouraging participation in Jewish life. Lost Tribe Esports designs and delivers Jewish educational online gaming-based experiences—connecting the next generation through new media and the community. Lost Tribe hosts and facilitates tournaments, community game nights, and livestreams with a wide library of games, partnering with more than 150 Jewish organizations.

Due to the technical considerations involved, the registration deadline is January 31. A technical walk through will happen in the days before the event. In addition, a 5 pm option will be added with enough interest.

To learn more about ways that teens and pre-teens can get involved in the Tidewater Jewish community, contact Dave Flagler, director of Camp and Teen Engagement at the United Jewish Federation of Tidewater, at DFlagler@UJFT.org or 757-452-3182.

Dave Flagler