My Jewish Learning

Who is a Jew Quiz

There 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 is not one of the main religious groups of Jews?


Question 2. The Law of Return
 Grants Israeli citizenship to any Jewish person
 Grants Israeli citizenship to anyone with a single Jewish grandparent or a Jewish spouse
 Grants Israeli citizenship to some people whom Israel's rabbinate does not consider Jewish
 All of these
 None of these


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. Who was the first person to identify the phenomenon of self-hating Jews?
 Karl Marx
 Theodor Herzl
 Karl Straus
 Golda Meir


Question 5. According to Commentary Magazine, about what percentage of the American Jewish population feels a strong or very strong emotional pull toward Israel?


Question 6. What is the name of the Judeo-Spanish language?


Question 7. Which of these factors complicate the "Who is a Jew?" conversation in Israel?
 Patrilineal descent
 Different conversion standards in different Jewish denominations
 The fact that there is no separation of church and state in Israel
 All of these
 None of these