19th – 21th May with the support of the Euro-Asian Jewish Congress, in Odessa, was held the 13th “Intellectual Wars 2019” festival.
This year about 120 people from all Hillel centers of the CASE region (Ukraine, Moldova, Georgia, Azerbaijan, Uzbekistan, Belarus) took part in the “Intellectual Wars”. Students came from Kiev, Odessa, Kharkov, the Dnieper, Lviv, Chisinau, Simferopol, Tbilisi, Baku, Krakow, Warsaw, Minsk, Moscow, Saratov, Yekaterinburg and even Chicago.
Intellectual Wars Hillel CASE is an unique educational project, was born in Odessa in 2007. For two days, participants from Ukraine, Moldova, Belarus, Georgia, Azerbaijan, Poland, Israel, Russia and the United States fought for the title of the most erudite team. In addition to games, there were guided tours of Jewish Odessa, active evening events that brought together children from different cities, countries and even continents.
Congratulate and reward participants arrived Ilona Hilkovskaya, First Secretary of the Israeli Embassy in Ukraine, Director of the Israeli Cultural Center in Odessa – Ilona Hilkovskaya, Regional Director of Hillel CASE in Ukraine, Belarus, Moldova, Georgia and Azerbaijan Joseph Axelrud, Vice President of Odessa, Honorary President of Hillel Odessa Pavel Vugelman.