Modern History QuizQuestions of national identity and Jewish identity were central to the experience of modernity for Jews everywhere. How much do you know about Jewish history since 1650?
Question 1. After the fall of communism, what city became home to the largest Russian-Jewish population?
Question 2. What was the Haskalah?
The first Jewish high school for girls
A Zionist movement in Russia in the interwar period
The European-based movement for Jewish enlightenment
The idea that a Jew could be a Jew on the inside, and a secular citizen on the outside
Question 3. One of the only famous female tzaddiks was named
The Dame of Dusseldorf
The Maid of Ludomir
The Lady of Warsaw
The Mistress of Lvov
Question 4. Jacob Frank was
An activist for civil rights for Jews in the 19th century
A French writer known for his Yiddish inflected poetry
The progenitor of the Reform movement
A false prophet who was a disciple of Shabbetai Tzvi
Question 5. According to the 1990 National Jewish Population Survey (NJPS), what was the Jewish intermarriage rate in the United States?
Question 6. Meir Kahane was the founder of what organization?
Jewish Defense League
Jews Against the Occupation
National Jewish Republican Coalition
Question 7. There are no Jews living in Iran today.
Question 8. Who was the American President at the time of the Israel-Egypt peace treaty?
George H.W. Bush
Question 9. Who is credited with delivering the first Yiddish socialist speech in America?
Question 10. The "Night of Broken Glass" is known more famously by what name?