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

Adam Sandler Seth Rogen Jackie Mason Sarah Silverman

Qustion 2. Of these four continents, which has the largest Jewish population?

Europe Africa South America Australia (and New Zealand)

Qustion 3. What year did Menachem Mendel Schneerson--the last Chabad rebbe--die?

1985 1990 1994 1999

Qustion 4. "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 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. 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 8. 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 9. Which of these is NOT a demographic challenge facing the North American Jewish community?

Aging of the Jewish population Increased rates of intermarriage Declining rates of conversion A large percentage of children of mixed marriages identifying themselves as Jewish

Qustion 10. 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
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