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 Jewish movement currently approves of patrilineal descent?

Reform Reconstructionist Conservative Some of these All of these

Qustion 2. 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 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. True or false: According to a 2000 survey, 50% of American Jews believe "it is racist to oppose Jewish gentile marriages."

True False

Qustion 5. 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 6. What contemporary Jewish comedian made the video "The Great Schlep?"

Adam Sandler Seth Rogen Jackie Mason Sarah Silverman

Qustion 7. 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 8. "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 9. Who founded the Jewish Renewal Movement?

Zalman Schachter-Shalomi Leopold Zunz Abraham Joshua Heschel Arthur Green

Qustion 10. 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
View Printer Friendly Quiz » Return to Web Version