Israeli Culture Quiz

Israel is regarded as one of the most culturally vibrant places in the world, with experimental theater, visual art, an unparalleled writing scene, and more. How much do you know about Israeli culture?

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Qustion 1. What topics were the focus of the first Hebrew plays from Palestine, such as Shin Shalom's Dan the Guard (1936) and Ahron Ashman's This Land (1942)?

The hardships of helping children born in Israel develop an appreciation for the culture of the old world The differences between shtetl life and kibbutz life Pioneering and the hardships newcomers suffered trying to build the country Gender dynamics in a new and politically unstable state

Qustion 2. Who wrote The Work of Revival in the Lands of the Diaspora?

Theodor Herzl A.D. Gordon Mordecai Kaplan Martin Buber

Qustion 3. What was the preeminent subject of modern Hebrew literature during the late 19th and early 20th centuries?

The tension between attachment to the old world and attraction to the new Life in the shtetl, Yiddish speech, the East European environment Loss of tradition, emigration, the Land of Israel Life that was filled with rationalism and freedom

Qustion 4. What is the name of the play written by A.B. Yehoshua in 1969?

The Patriot A Night in May Around and Around Waiting for Godot

Qustion 5. Which writer published his first volume of poetry in 1901 and came to be recognized as the preeminent voice in Hebrew poetry?

Yehudah Amichai Chaim Nachman Bialik Aharon Appelfeld A. B. Yehoshua

Qustion 6. Which artist came to Jerusalem in order to establish the Bezalel School?

Marc Chagall Boris Schatz Reuven Rubin Nahum Gutman

Qustion 7. What was one of the first-ever motion pictures, filmed in Ottoman Palestine?

Hill 24 Doesn’t Answer Exodus Train Station in Jerusalem Oded the Wanderer

Qustion 8. Which movie is based on a short story by A.B. Yehoshua?

Three Days and a Child Fiddler on the Roof Beyond the Walls Sallah Shabbati

Qustion 9. What year was Israel absent from the Olympic Summer Games in support of the U.S. boycott of the Soviet Union?

1980 1984 2004 1992

Qustion 10. What kind of song is "Erev Shel Shoshanim" (Evening of Lilies)?

A reggae song A love song A hip-hop song A piyyut (liturgical poem)
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