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. What is giyur?
A potential convert
A descendant of one of the Seven Nations
Question 2. In Reform synagogues, are non-Jews permitted to become members?
Yes, but only on a special designated "supporter" membership
Question 3. 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 4. True or false: The terms Converso, Marrano, New Christian, and Crypto-Jew are all intermittently applied to describe the same group of people.
Question 5. What finding in the 2001 American Jewish Identity Survey caused a major stir-up?
Over half of all American Jews intermarry
Nearly half of American Jews do not belong to a synagogue
3/4 of American Jews do not believe in God
All American Jews will be assimilated or Orthodox by 2050
Question 6. Why is Philip Roth's novel Portnoy's Complaint sometimes seen as anti-Semitic?
It portrays Jewish men as sexually deviant
It portrays Jewish men as inclined to prey on gentile women
It portrays Jewish women as nagging and sexually uninterested
All of these
None of these
Question 7. Which of these Jewish symbols is not specific to Ashkenazic culture?