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. For many years of Israeli film, Ashkenazic Jews often played Sephardic roles, while Sephardim often played...
Question 2. Though the daughter of a Holocaust survivor, Israeli actress Gila Almagor often portrays women from what country in her movies?
Question 3. Richard Dreyfuss, Anthony Hopkins, and Burt Lancaster all played Isareli leaders in the film...
Victory at Entebbe
Silence of the Lambs
Question 4. The first movie filmed in Israel (1896) was
Train Station in Jerusalem
Oded the Wanderer
Question 5. Which film is considered the Jewish turning point of Steven Spielberg's career?
Raiders of the Lost Ark
The Color Purple
Saving Private Ryan
Question 6. What is the full name of the Borat film?
Borat: Welcome to America
Borat: Cultural Learnings of America to Make Benefit Glorious Nation of Kazakhstan
Borat: The Search for Pamela Anderson
Borat: Oh Kazakhstan!
Question 7. Der Dibuk, the infamous Yiddish film, was produced in which country?
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. During which decade do scholars generally agree that the unofficial boundary to mainstream American cinema was dropped for Jews?
Question 10. Which fictional cartoon character’s father is Rabbi Krustofski?
Krusty the Clown