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. Richard Dreyfuss, Anthony Hopkins, and Burt Lancaster all played Isareli leaders in the film...
Victory at Entebbe
Silence of the Lambs
Question 2. Tevye is the main character in what film?
Fiddler on the Roof
Question 3. Adam Sandler plays a Mossad agent who wants to become a hairdresser in:
You Don't Mess with the Zohan
Eight Crazy Nights
Question 4. What is the name of Mel Brooks' 1968 film, which later became a popular Broadway musical?
History of the World, Part I
Robin Hood: Men in Tights
Question 5. What is Mel Brooks' real name?
Question 6. Borat, the film based upon Sacha Baron Cohen sketches, brings to light....
Anti-Semitism in the United States
The closed-mindedness of a certain type of American life
All of the above
Question 7. For many years of Israeli film, Ashkenazic Jews often played Sephardic roles, while Sephardim often played...
Question 8. Woody Allen's birth name was:
Allen Stewart Konigsberg
Robert Allen Zimmerman
Question 9. Who directed Schindler's List?
Question 10. Fiddler on the Roof is based on:
A true story of life of a Polish shtetl
A collection of Sholom Aleichem short stories
Nothing, it is an original work of fiction
An adaptation of biblical stories
The Hanukkah story