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. 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 2. 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 3. Members of which of these groups are often great supporters of the State of Israel?

Neturei Karta Hasidim Evangelical Christians Buddhist monks Secular atheists

Qustion 4. Which Jewish movement currently approves of patrilineal descent?

Reform Reconstructionist Conservative Some of these All of these

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

Europe Africa South America Australia (and New Zealand)

Qustion 7. 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 8. Who founded the Jewish Renewal Movement?

Zalman Schachter-Shalomi Leopold Zunz Abraham Joshua Heschel Arthur Green

Qustion 9. True or false: In 2002, President George W. Bush signed an executive order banning faith-based organizations from considering religion in their hiring processes.

True False

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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