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. Which of these was a Jewish response to political emancipation in Europe?
All of these
None of these
Question 2. Ba'al Teshuvah is roughly translated to mean what?
An assimilated Jew
A repentant sinner
Question 3. Who was the American President at the time of the Israel-Egypt peace treaty?
George H.W. Bush
Question 4. What does the term hofjuden refer to?
Question 5. The "Night of Broken Glass" is known more famously by what name?
Question 6. There are no Jews living in Iran today.
Question 7. German Jews emigrated to America in the mid 19th century primarily because of
The failure of movements advocating revolution and reform
All of the above
Question 8. 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 9. Which of the following figures was approached to be the President of the State of Israel?
Question 10. After the fall of communism, what city became home to the largest Russian-Jewish population?