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
What is an example of pre-modern secular Hebrew literature?
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 Hebrew writers came first?
Question 4 of 10
Which book came out in 1960, around the time of Adolf Eichmann's arrest in Argentina, and eventually became the most frequently read story to emerge from the Holocaust?
Question 5 of 10
Which of these books is NOT about the Jewish immigrant experience?
Question 6 of 10
Which of these is NOT a contemporary Israeli author?
Question 7 of 10
What is the name of Erica Jong's sexually provocative and satirical novel about a Jewish woman from New York?
Question 8 of 10
Which of these writers is known as the "grandfather of Yiddish literature"?
Question 9 of 10
What is Franz Kafka's book Metamorphosis about?
Question 10 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:

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