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

Zimbabwe Egypt Ethiopia South Africa

Qustion 3. "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 4. Which of these occured in the aftermath of the September 11th attacks?

Jewish-Muslim dialogue Jewish religious schools added classes on Jewish-Muslim relations Synagogue members in the New York area volunteered to walk members of local mosques to their cars All of these

Qustion 5. What is the largest Jewish denomination in the United States?

Reform Reconstructionist Conservative Orthodox

Qustion 6. Who founded the Jewish Renewal Movement?

Zalman Schachter-Shalomi Leopold Zunz Abraham Joshua Heschel Arthur Green

Qustion 7. True or false: According to a 2000 survey, 50% of American Jews believe "it is racist to oppose Jewish gentile marriages."

True False

Qustion 8. According to the 2000 National Jewish Population Survey, what percentage of American Jews affiliate with the Conservative movement?

20% 33% 45% 60%

Qustion 9. 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 10. Ba'al Teshuvah is roughly translated to mean what?

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