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 the following movements accepts patrilineal descent as an acceptable component toward establishing a person's Jewish status?
Question 2. What is the name of the Judeo-Spanish language?
Question 3. What is giyur?
A potential convert
A descendant of one of the Seven Nations
Question 4. 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 5. What geographical region does the term "Ashkenazic" literally refer to?
Question 6. Which of these Jewish symbols is not specific to Ashkenazic culture?
Question 7. What is the first step to converting to Judaism in the Reform approach?
Immersion in a ritual bath
Taking a series of classes
Marrying a Jew
Saying a prayer solidifying a potential convert's commitment