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. 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 2. 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 3. 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 4. Which Jewish movement currently approves of patrilineal descent?

Reform Reconstructionist Conservative Some of these All of these

Qustion 5. Ba'al Teshuvah is roughly translated to mean what?

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

Qustion 6. 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 7. At present, 90% of the Jews in Africa live in what country?

Zimbabwe Egypt Ethiopia South Africa

Qustion 8. What contemporary Jewish comedian made the video "The Great Schlep?"

Adam Sandler Seth Rogen Jackie Mason Sarah Silverman

Qustion 9. 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 10. True or false: According to a 2000 survey, 50% of American Jews believe "it is racist to oppose Jewish gentile marriages."

True False
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