The 18 Minute Game<br />A Passover Competition<br />
Passover:  “Remember the day on which you went forth from Egypt, <br />from the house of slavery, and how God freed you wi...
A GAME CONNECTING OUR LIBERATION TO LIBERATION TODAY<br />The 18 Minute Game<br />
There’s a lot we can do about slavery today<br />
In fact, here some you can do in 18 minutes<br />Get informed about modern slavery<br />Share info with friends on Faceboo...
How do I play?<br />Before the Seder<br />Sign up online; give your Seder a name (Seders all over the country will be comp...
GAMEPLAY<br />A checklist of activities will appear <br />Click one, and instructions, email templates, or whatever is app...
Questions/Tasks<br />Workable idea? Catchy enough?<br />How do we optimize game play?<br />What needs to be done to implem...
What’s a home run?<br />A new Passover ritual that <br />Creates something fun people want to add to their Seders<br />Doe...
The 18 Minute Game<br />
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The 18 minute game

  1. 1. The 18 Minute Game<br />A Passover Competition<br />
  2. 2. Passover: “Remember the day on which you went forth from Egypt, <br />from the house of slavery, and how God freed you with a mighty hand”<br /> - Exodus 13:3<br />Slavery: 26 million slaves, indentured servants,<br />And trafficked people in the world today. CRS estimates 17,500 <br />people enslaved and trafficked in the United States every year.<br />18 Minutes: The sages established that the time necessary <br />for the fermentation process to take place is eighteen <br />minutes after water has been added to the flour; 18 minutes <br />After water is added to flour, fermentation occurs and the <br />matzo becomes chametz, or leavened. <br />
  3. 3. A GAME CONNECTING OUR LIBERATION TO LIBERATION TODAY<br />The 18 Minute Game<br />
  4. 4. There’s a lot we can do about slavery today<br />
  5. 5. In fact, here some you can do in 18 minutes<br />Get informed about modern slavery<br />Share info with friends on Facebook<br />Email to your congress person<br />Remove chocolate that isn’t free-trade from your house<br />Ditto coffee<br />Donate $18 to an anti trafficking organization<br />Volunteer for an anti-slavery organization<br />Tell a story at your Seder….<br />
  6. 6. How do I play?<br />Before the Seder<br />Sign up online; give your Seder a name (Seders all over the country will be competing)<br />If you prefer paper to a screen, print out materials for your guests beforehand.<br />Erev Passover, go to the website and press<br />You have 18 minutes<br />
  7. 7. GAMEPLAY<br />A checklist of activities will appear <br />Click one, and instructions, email templates, or whatever is appropriate to that activity will appear<br />Your team races around to accomplish as many slavery-fighting activities as they can as the game timer counts down from 18 minutes to zero.<br />Each time you finish an activity, check it off on the website, and it will tally the score.<br />You can compete for fun, or against Seders relatives are having in another part of the country, or try to win it all<br />The site will track and announce individual winners, best city, most tasks done per-person, etc.<br />Winning Seders get some kind of prize, maybe a basket of delicious breads to be delivered 8 days later<br />
  8. 8. Questions/Tasks<br />Workable idea? Catchy enough?<br />How do we optimize game play?<br />What needs to be done to implement?<br />What needs to be done to publicize?<br />
  9. 9. What’s a home run?<br />A new Passover ritual that <br />Creates something fun people want to add to their Seders<br />Does something significant to fight slavery and human trafficking<br />Ties the story of our liberation to an action that embodies our values<br />Becomes part of the eder<br />
  10. 10. The 18 Minute Game<br />

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