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. What name is Aziz Mehmed Effendi more commonly known by?
Nathan of Gaza
Question 2. 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 3. Approximately how many Jews fought for the German Army in WWI?
Question 4. Which of these American Jewish institutions was created first?
Jewish Theological Seminary
Hebrew Union College
Rabbi Isaac Elchanan Theological Seminary
American Jewish University
Question 5. Who was the American President at the time of the Israel-Egypt peace treaty?
George H.W. Bush
Question 6. What year did Menachem Mendel Schneerson--the last Chabad rebbe--die?
Question 7. Who founded the Jewish Renewal Movement?
Abraham Joshua Heschel
Question 8. The first aliyah movement to Palestine started in what year?
Question 9. Which of these denominations was established first?
Question 10. Who is credited with delivering the first Yiddish socialist speech in America?