Jewish Film QuizJews have always played a key role in the American movie industry, and in recent years, Israeli films have achieved a new level of international acclaim. Jewish themes have also shown up frequently in Hollywood productions. How much do you know about Jewish films, actors, directors, and stories?
Question 1. What caused the demise of the Yiddish film genre?
A lack of diversity in the Yiddish-speaking world
The decline of Yiddish in America
A & B
B & C
Question 2. Who directed Schindler's List?
Question 3. Mordecai Jefferson Carver is the lead character in which film?
The Hebrew Hammer
A Stranger Among Us
Question 4. For many years of Israeli film, Ashkenazic Jews often played Sephardic roles, while Sephardim often played...
Question 5. Der Dibuk, the infamous Yiddish film, was produced in which country?
Question 6. The 1966 film Cast A Giant Shadow features which actor playing a half-American, half-Israeli hero?
Question 7. What movie, released in 2001, parodies Jewish summer camps?
Wet Hot American Summer
Salute Your Shorts
500 Days of Summer
Question 8. Adam Sandler plays a Mossad agent who wants to become a hairdresser in:
You Don't Mess with the Zohan
Eight Crazy Nights
Question 9. Woody Allen's birth name was:
Allen Stewart Konigsberg
Robert Allen Zimmerman
Question 10. Tevye is the main character in what film?
Fiddler on the Roof