Jewish Sports QuizWhile sports have never been a major focus of Jewish life, Jews have risen to fame in professional baseball, basketball, and boxing. Sports have also reflected greater social and political conflicts in Jewish life. How much do you know about Jews and sports?
Question 1. Historically, where have Jewish women played mah-jongg?
The tenements of New York City
Resort areas in the Catskills
All of these
Question 2. What is the name of the youth movement that was established in the 1920s to improve the physical and mental fitness of young Jews across the world?
Question 3. Hank Greenberg played for what team?
New York Yankees
Question 4. Which talmudic sage was famous for both his Torah scholarship and his strength as a gladiator?
Question 5. Who was not a Jewish baseball player?
Question 6. True or false: In 2004, the Ittihad Abna Sakhnin soccer club became the first Arab team to win the Israeli National Cup.
Question 7. Who was the first king to establish his own five-yearly games on an international scale?
Question 8. What is the name of the Jewish baseball star who sat out a game on Yom Kippur in 1934?
Question 9. At which sporting event location was the first kosher food stand opened in 2003?
USTA National Tennis Center
Question 10. When was the Young Men's Hebrew Association, an organization that used sports and recreational activities to improve the moral, social, and educational life of young German Jews, founded?