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Dates of Historical Events in Jewish History Quiz

There are so many important Jewish historical events that itís easy to lose track of what happened when! Can you identify the correct dates of the following episodes?



Question 1. What year was the First Temple destroyed?
 586 BCE
 168 BCE
 135 CE
 35 CE

 

Question 2. When was the Warsaw Ghetto Uprising?
 May 15, 1944 - June 11, 1944
 July 6, 1943 - August 3, 1943
 March 4, 1943 - April 7, 1943
 April 19, 1943 - May 16 1943

 

Question 3. What year did the Bar Kochba Revolt begin?
 70 CE
 204 CE
 50 BCE
 132 CE

 

Question 4. What was the official date of the emancipation of French Jewry?
 December 29, 1755
 September 27, 1791
 November 16, 1798
 October 23, 1803

 

Question 5. What year was Philip Rothís Portnoyís Complaint published?
 1965
 1983
 1969
 1977

 

Question 6. When did the Nuremberg Laws come into effect?
 November 9, 1938
 September 15, 1935
 May 20, 1933
 December 11, 1939

 

Question 7. What was the Hebrew date of Israelís declaration of statehood?
 5th of Iyar
 15th of Tevet
 29th of Iyar
 1st of Nissan