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 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 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. According to the 2000 National Jewish Population Survey, what percentage of American Jews affiliate with the Conservative movement?

20% 33% 45% 60%

Qustion 4. Who founded the Jewish Renewal Movement?

Zalman Schachter-Shalomi Leopold Zunz Abraham Joshua Heschel Arthur Green

Qustion 5. Which country has the fastest growing Jewish community in the world?

Germany Argentina England Australia

Qustion 6. 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

Qustion 7. Which of these countries has a Jewish population?

The Philippines South Korea Singapore Some of these All of these

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

Europe Africa South America Australia (and New Zealand)

Qustion 9. What contemporary Jewish comedian made the video "The Great Schlep?"

Adam Sandler Seth Rogen Jackie Mason Sarah Silverman

Qustion 10. Which of these is a contemporary question about Jewish outreach efforts?

Should Jewish outreach target non-Jews? Should Jewish outreach target intermarried Jews? Should Jewish outreach be limited to unaffiliated Jews? None of these questions are debated All of these questions are debated
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