Who is a Jew QuizThere are many kinds of Jews, and many legal definitions of Jewishness. How much do you know about the spectrum of Jewish identity?
Question 1. Which of these is not a modern Jewish identity?
A Korean Reform Jewish woman rabbi
A black Hasidic rapper
A Jewish Buddhist
An Orthodox feminist
None of these
Question 2. In Reform synagogues, are non-Jews permitted to become members?
Yes, but only on a special designated "supporter" membership
Question 3. True or false: All Conservative rabbis will agree to convert a Jew if the primary motivation for the conversion is marriage.
Question 4. What geographical region does the term "Ashkenazic" literally refer to?
Question 5. True or false: The terms Converso, Marrano, New Christian, and Crypto-Jew are all intermittently applied to describe the same group of people.
Question 6. What is the historical definition of a Jew?
Anyone who swears fealty to the Jewish God
Anyone born to a Jewish mother or who converts to Judaism
Anyone who takes the religion of Judaism upon themselves
Anyone who has eaten wine and challah on Shabbat
Question 7. According to Commentary Magazine, about what percentage of the American Jewish population feels a strong or very strong emotional pull toward Israel?