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. Who was the first Prime Minister of Israel?
David Ben Gurion
Question 2. Of these four continents, which has the largest Jewish population?
Australia (and New Zealand)
Question 3. 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 4. The British were given authority over Palestine at what conference?
Treaty of Versailles
Paris Peace Conference
San Remo Convention
Question 5. Who founded the Jewish Renewal Movement?
Abraham Joshua Heschel
Question 6. Approximately how many Jews fought for the German Army in WWI?
Question 7. What percentage of European Jewry perished in the Holocaust?
Question 8. The "Night of Broken Glass" is known more famously by what name?
Question 9. Who was the American President at the time of the Israel-Egypt peace treaty?
George H.W. Bush
Question 10. Ba'al Teshuvah is roughly translated to mean what?
An assimilated Jew
A repentant sinner