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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 were the Jews expelled from Spain?
 1440
 1286
 1492
 1565

 

Question 2. What year was Daf Yomi begun?
 1923
 1823
 1723
 1623

 

Question 3. What year was Philip Rothís Portnoyís Complaint published?
 1965
 1983
 1969
 1977

 

Question 4. What year was the First Temple destroyed?
 586 BCE
 168 BCE
 135 CE
 35 CE

 

Question 5. What was the official date of the emancipation of French Jewry?
 December 29, 1755
 September 27, 1791
 November 16, 1798
 October 23, 1803

 

Question 6. What year was Theodor Herzlís Der Judenstaat published?
 1896
 1905
 1888
 1908

 

Question 7. When did the Nuremberg Laws come into effect?
 November 9, 1938
 September 15, 1935
 May 20, 1933
 December 11, 1939