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. What is the name of Mel Brooks' 1968 film, which later became a popular Broadway musical?

Spaceballs History of the World, Part I Robin Hood: Men in Tights The Producers Blazing Saddles

Qustion 2. 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 3. Richard Dreyfuss, Anthony Hopkins, and Burt Lancaster all played Isareli leaders in the film...

Victory at Entebbe Schindler's List Silence of the Lambs Exodus Munich

Qustion 4. What is Mel Brooks' real name?

Morton Kelmanson Morris Cohen Melvin Kaminsky Moishe Mayer

Qustion 5. Israeli director Joseph Cedar depicts which segment of the Israeli population that has been underrepresented on film?

The Druze Arab-Israelis Religious Zionists Armenians Sephardic immigrants

Qustion 6. The 1981 film The Chosen was adapted from a book by which Jewish author?

Phillip Roth Chaim Potok Sholom Aleichem Saul Bellow

Qustion 7. When was the original version of the film The Jazz Singer made?

1980 1927 1965 2001 1948

Qustion 8. For many years of Israeli film, Ashkenazic Jews often played Sephardic roles, while Sephardim often played...

Arab roles Extras Ashkenazic roles Non-speaking characters

Qustion 9. Rhoda was a spin-off of what popular television show?

The Dick Van Dyke Show I Love Lucy The Mary Tyler Moore Show All in the Family

Qustion 10. The Israeli film Hamsin is considered a landmark production because....

It honestly portrayed Arab-Jewish relations It was the first film in Hebrew It won an Oscar It was the first Israeli film in English It played in hundreds of American theaters
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