Books stored in the attic of a synagogue in Riga, Latvia, 1991. (Zion Ozeri/Jewish Lens)

Jewish Literature Quiz

How much do you know about Jewish literature?

From legends in the Bible and Talmud, to the American masters Bellow and Roth, storytelling has been an integral part of Jewish life.

Question 1 of 10
Milton Steinberg's novel about the life of Elisha ben Abuyah, who interacts with famous sages such as Rabbi Akiba and Rabbi Meir, is called:
Question 2 of 10
When did Ladino writers start to use the Ladino language to keep their disparate culture alive?
Question 3 of 10
Which of these comic book characters was NOT created by Jews?
Question 4 of 10
Which of these Jewish movements was responsible for the surge in 18th-century Jewish literature?
Question 5 of 10
Saul Bellow is the only author who has ever won the National Book Award three times. For which three books did he win?
Question 6 of 10
Up until the 1800s, which of these languages was not a widespread language used for writing Jewish fiction?
Question 7 of 10
Modern Jewish children's literature first emerged in America less than 100 years ago with what book?
Question 8 of 10
What is an example of pre-modern secular Hebrew literature?
Question 9 of 10
Who was Rivkah Tiktiner?
Question 10 of 10
Which writer survived the Holocaust, only to commit suicide years later?

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