Category Archives: Logic Puzzles

short puzzles to stimulate lateral and “out of the box” thinking.

Students Save Their Teacher

Yeshiva Students Save Their Rabbi Editor’s Note: The following story is fictitious. It is presented to stimulate thought and discussion. The Rabbi of a small Hasidic congregation in Brooklyn developed a life-threatening clinical disorder. He required expensive medical procedures to … Continue reading

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King Solomon’s New Crown

King Solomon Outwits a Thief Editor’s Note: The following story is fictitious, presented for amusement only. One day King Solomon decided that he needed a new crown.  So he went down to his vault, punched in his PIN Code, and … Continue reading

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Shin Bet Seeks Jihad Leader

Editor’s Note: The following story is fictitious, it is presented as a mental exercise for amusement only. Five Israeli Shin Bet agents were assigned to a search and arrest mission to find an Islamic Jihad leader.  The five agents were … Continue reading

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Priceless Violin is Stolen

Who Stole the Violin? Editor’s Note: The following story is fictitious. It is presented for amusement and to stimulate thought and discussion. A world-renowned Israeli violinist was invited to perform in France in order to improve cultural relations between the … Continue reading

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Kidnapped Soldier Outwits Captors

Israeli Soldier Outsmarts Hamas Captors Note: The following story is fictitious, it is presented as a mental exercise for amusement only. An Israeli soldier is kidnapped in Gaza by Hamas terrorists.  After a lengthy, brutal interrogation, his captors tell him, … Continue reading

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More on Lateral Thinking

See if you can think “out of the box”  (Author Unknown) Below  are four (4)  questions and a bonus question. You have to answer them  instantly. You can’t take your time, answer all of them  immediately.  Ready?  Find out just … Continue reading

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Emergency Landing

Israeli Helicopter in Trouble Note: The following story is fictitious, it is presented for amusement only. An Israeli helicopter flying over the Gaza strip was hit by a rocket propelled grenade.  The damage was minimal, but the helicopter was leaking … Continue reading

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Smuggling Into Gaza

The Shrewd Smuggler Everyday, a cyclist crosses the border from Egypt into Gaza, carrying a shoulder bag. The European border monitors suspect him of smuggling but they let him through everyday. No matter how much they investigate, they can’t determine what he … Continue reading

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