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. 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 2. Which Israeli filmmaker made both Yossi & Jagger and Walk on Water?

Joseph Cedar Woody Allen Uri Barabash Eytan Fox Judd Ne'eman

Qustion 3. What is Mel Brooks' real name?

Morton Kelmanson Morris Cohen Melvin Kaminsky Moishe Mayer

Qustion 4. 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 5. The first public TV broadcast in Israel was in what year?

1948 1952 1956 1968

Qustion 6. 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 7. The 1981 film The Chosen was adapted from a book by which Jewish author?

Phillip Roth Chaim Potok Sholom Aleichem Saul Bellow

Qustion 8. Mordecai Jefferson Carver is the lead character in which film?

The Ten The Hebrew Hammer The Producers A Stranger Among Us

Qustion 9. 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

Qustion 10. When was the original version of the film The Jazz Singer made?

1980 1927 1965 2001 1948
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