Jewish World Today Quiz


Jewish life today is buzzing with tradition and change. How much do you know about current Jewish communal phenomena and trends?

Question 1 of :

Qustion 1. Which country has the fastest growing Jewish community in the world?

Germany Argentina England Australia

Qustion 2. Who founded the Jewish Renewal Movement?

Zalman Schachter-Shalomi Leopold Zunz Abraham Joshua Heschel Arthur Green

Qustion 3. At present, 90% of the Jews in Africa live in what country?

Zimbabwe Egypt Ethiopia South Africa

Qustion 4. Which of these is NOT a demographic challenge facing the North American Jewish community?

Aging of the Jewish population Increased rates of intermarriage Declining rates of conversion A large percentage of children of mixed marriages identifying themselves as Jewish

Qustion 5. What is Birthright Israel?

A volunteer Israeli Army program A two-week trip to Poland and Israel for high school students A 10-day free trip to Israel for Diaspora Jews A semester-long Israeli exchange program for college students

Qustion 6. What year did Menachem Mendel Schneerson--the last Chabad rebbe--die?

1985 1990 1994 1999

Qustion 7. According to National Jewish Population Surveys, between 1990 and 2000 the American Jewish population decreased by how many people?

50,000 100,000 200,000 300,000

Qustion 8. In 2007, the Jim Josephs Foundation donated $11.2 million to which Jewish non-profit organization?

Foundation for Jewish Camp Hadassah Zionist Organization of America American Jewish World Service

Qustion 9. Which of these countries has a Jewish population?

The Philippines South Korea Singapore Some of these All of these

Qustion 10. What is the largest Jewish denomination in the United States?

Reform Reconstructionist Conservative Orthodox
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