What is in the set?
Israeli banknotes, 40 property boards with pictures and descriptions
Game objective: To sort Jerusalem sites according to different categories (religion, education, history, etc.)
To rank different properties according to importance as a discussion trigger
How to play
The “story” behind the game: Jerusalem is in danger of being closed down. The way to save the city is by buying properties from categories of different values so as to safeguard the balance in the city. We will hold an “auction” of Jerusalem properties – each participant receives 1000 NIS in monopoly money.
Every group must buy at least one property from each category
The auction is limited, time-wise
Stage 1: We will begin with a random buying round that is for a limited time. The activity leader will show a property card that includes the name of the property, a sentence that defines it and, obviously, a picture. We’ll start auctioning to whoever offers the highest price – going once, going twice…sold!
Stage 2: After the time is up, the activity leader will present a number of cards (equal to the number of groups) for negotiation. The groups need to negotiate with each other for the properties until all the cards are gone.
The winners- the group with the largest number of properties and categories.
Activity leader – the properties are divided into three broad categories: culture and education, Zionism and history, Judaism and heritage. It is, of course, permitted to add more properties using the empty cards.