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
Which of these comic book characters was NOT created by Jews?
Question 2 of 10
Which writer survived the Holocaust, only to commit suicide years later?
Question 3 of 10
Which is NOT a major category of Ladino literature?
Question 4 of 10
What is the name of Erica Jong's sexually provocative and satirical novel about a Jewish woman from New York?
Question 5 of 10
Who was Daniel Levi De Barrios?
Question 6 of 10
What subjects did Russian-born Hebrew poets Hayim Nahman Bialik and Saul Tchernichovsky write about in the late 1800s?
Question 7 of 10
Which Jewish literary character said, "Look at me! I'm going everywhere!"
Question 8 of 10
Modern Jewish children's literature first emerged in America less than 100 years ago with what book?
Question 9 of 10
Which of these Jewish writers was Polish?
Question 10 of 10
Which of these writers is known as the "grandfather of Yiddish literature"?

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