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. 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. What movie, released in 2001, parodies Jewish summer camps?

Jesus Camp Wet Hot American Summer Salute Your Shorts Spaceballs 500 Days of Summer

Qustion 4. Who stars in the film version of Yentl?

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

Qustion 5. The 1981 film The Chosen was adapted from a book by which Jewish author?

Phillip Roth Chaim Potok Sholom Aleichem Saul Bellow

Qustion 6. During which decade do scholars generally agree that the unofficial boundary to mainstream American cinema was dropped for Jews?

1920s 1930s 1940s 1950s 1960s

Qustion 7. Der Dibuk, the infamous Yiddish film, was produced in which country?

Poland USA Canada Australia

Qustion 8. 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 9. What is Mel Brooks' real name?

Morton Kelmanson Morris Cohen Melvin Kaminsky Moishe Mayer

Qustion 10. Though the daughter of a Holocaust survivor, Israeli actress Gila Almagor often portrays women from what country in her movies?

Egypt Iraq Morocco India
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