Jewish Theatre & Dance QuizFrom Yiddish theatre to Israeli folkdance, performing arts are a key part of Jewish self expression. How much do you know about Jewish theatre and dance?
Question 1. Which of these was NOT an Israeli playwright?
Question 2. Who was Sara Levi-Tanai?
An Israeli actor
An Israeli dancer
An Israeli theatre director
An Israeli theatre critic
Question 3. True or false: Hasidic circle dancing can last for hours.
Question 4. What was the earliest Broadway play featuring Jewish characters?
The Diary of Anne Frank
Abie's Irish Rose
Death of a Salesman
Question 5. In the 18th century, which group of Jews introduced ecstatic dancing into Jewish ritual and worship?
Jewish immigrants to America
Question 6. Dance is a prominent expression at which of these Jewish lifecycle events?
Question 7. Which noted dancer made his debut at the 92nd Street Y in New York?
Question 8. In the 1930s, Habimah Theatre moved from Moscow to
Question 9. What was the first American theatre to specialize in Yiddish plays?
Der Yiddishe Theatre
Question 10. True or False: Yiddish theatre has a long history in St. Petersburg , Russia