Jews & Non-Jews QuizToday, Jews are in dialogue and cooperation with other religions, even rethinking the definitions of Jewishness and chosenness. But what do you know about the history of the relationship between Jews and non-Jews?
Question 1. In which period did mass amounts of non-Jews convert to Judaism?
Just after the Bar Kokhba Rebellion
The Second Temple period
The years following the Holocaust
Just after the founding of the State of Israel
Question 2. What is the literal translation of the oft-debated word in the Book of Isaiah, which Christians believe predicts Jesus' birth?
"Virgin" or "young woman"
"Lord" or "master of the property"
"King" or "messiah"
None of these
Question 3. Which of the following are popular travel destinations for Israelis exploring other religions?
India and Thailand
Italy and Spain
Australia and New Zealand
Mecca and Medina
Question 4. Which of the following is among the Noahide laws?
A and C only
All of these
Question 5. In the United States, approximately how many people convert to Judaism each year?
Question 6. Who said "God does not hear the prayers of the Jews"?
Jesse Jackson, shortly before he began his campaign for President of the United States
A guest on the Rush Limbaugh show; Limbaugh agreed and was later forced to apologize
The head of the Southern Baptist Convention a number of years ago; many Baptists disagreed
The head of the Southern Baptist Convention in 1963; it was later approved into an official SBC resolution
Question 7. What was the name for the synthesis of Judaism with Greek ideas?