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?

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Qustion 1. 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 2. In 2004, Mel Gibson was accused of anti-Semitism after he produced what film?

Die Hard Passion of the Christ What Women Want Apocalypto

Qustion 3. How many Jews are there in the world today?

Between 6 and 7 million Between 13 and 14 million Between 22 and 23 million There is no accurate data about this

Qustion 4. 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 5. What is J Street?

A pro-Israel, pro-peace lobby group in Washington A street in Brooklyn that houses many kosher restaurants and Jewish schools A left-wing political party in Israel A Jewish dating website

Qustion 6. Ba'al Teshuvah is roughly translated to mean what?

An assimilated Jew A non-Zionist A bachelor A repentant sinner

Qustion 7. "We wish to remember. But we wish to remember for a purpose, namely to ensure that never again will evil prevail, as it did for the millions of innocent victims of Nazism." Who said this?

Elie Wiesel Ariel Sharon Pope John Paul II Barack Obama

Qustion 8. Of these four continents, which has the largest Jewish population?

Europe Africa South America Australia (and New Zealand)

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

The Philippines South Korea Singapore Some of these All of these

Qustion 10. Who were Ehud Goldwasser and Eldad Regev?

Israeli gold medalists in the summer 2008 Olympics Israeli soldiers kidnapped by Hezbollah in 2006 Israeli astronauts who traveled to the moon in 2005 Israeli soldiers killed in the Gaza War in December 2008
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