Jewish Film Quiz


Jews have always played a key role in the American movie industry, and in recent years, Israeli films have achieved a new level of international acclaim. Jewish themes have also shown up frequently in Hollywood productions. How much do you know about Jewish films, actors, directors, and stories?

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Qustion 1. Which of these films was inspired by the Bible?

The Decalogue Evan Almighty The Ten B & C All of the above

Qustion 2. Which contemporary movie is about a rabbi and a priest that are in love with the same woman?

The Goldbergs The Jazz Singer The Philadelphia Story Crossing Delancey Keeping the Faith

Qustion 3. The 1981 film The Chosen was adapted from a book by which Jewish author?

Phillip Roth Chaim Potok Sholom Aleichem Saul Bellow

Qustion 4. Fiddler on the Roof is based on:

A true story of life of a Polish shtetl A collection of Sholom Aleichem short stories Nothing, it is an original work of fiction An adaptation of biblical stories The Hanukkah story

Qustion 5. Borat, the film based upon Sacha Baron Cohen sketches, brings to light....

Anti-Semitism in the United States Cultural stereotyping The closed-mindedness of a certain type of American life Misogyny All of the above

Qustion 6. Who played Jakie Rabinowitz in the first film version of The Jazz Singer?

Neil Diamond Al Jolson Barbara Streisand Woody Allen George Jessel

Qustion 7. All of the following movies are about the Holocaust except:

Schindler's List The Pianist Life is Beautiful Sophie's Choice A Stranger Among Us

Qustion 8. What caused the demise of the Yiddish film genre?

A lack of diversity in the Yiddish-speaking world The decline of Yiddish in America The Holocaust A & B B & C

Qustion 9. Who stars in the film version of Yentl?

Woody Allen Mel Brooks Barbara Streisand Adam Sandler I. B. Singer

Qustion 10. Adam Sandler plays a Mossad agent who wants to become a hairdresser in:

Billy Madison Happy Gilmore You Don't Mess with the Zohan Waterboy Eight Crazy Nights
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