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. Who directed Schindler's List?
Question 2. When was the original version of the film The Jazz Singer made?
Question 3. Which fictional cartoon character’s father is Rabbi Krustofski?
Krusty the Clown
Question 4. All of the following movies are about the Holocaust except:
Life is Beautiful
A Stranger Among Us
Question 5. 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
Question 6. 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 7. For many years of Israeli film, Ashkenazic Jews often played Sephardic roles, while Sephardim often played...
Question 8. Who played Jakie Rabinowitz in the first film version of The Jazz Singer?
Question 9. Which ground-breaking nine-hour documentary brought on a new wave of Holocaust-related films?
Judgment at Nuremberg
The Great Dictator
Question 10. Which of these films was inspired by the Bible?
B & C
All of the above