Jewish World Today QuizJewish life today is buzzing with tradition and change. How much do you know about current Jewish communal phenomena and trends?
Question 1. Which of these occured in the aftermath of the September 11th attacks?
Jewish religious schools added classes on Jewish-Muslim relations
Synagogue members in the New York area volunteered to walk members of local mosques to their cars
All of these
Question 2. Ba'al Teshuvah is roughly translated to mean what?
An assimilated Jew
A repentant sinner
Question 3. Which of these is a contemporary question about Jewish outreach efforts?
Should Jewish outreach target non-Jews?
Should Jewish outreach target intermarried Jews?
Should Jewish outreach be limited to unaffiliated Jews?
None of these questions are debated
All of these questions are debated
Question 4. In 2004, Mel Gibson was accused of anti-Semitism after he produced what film?
Passion of the Christ
What Women Want
Question 5. Who founded the Jewish Renewal Movement?
Abraham Joshua Heschel
Question 6. True or false: In 2002, President George W. Bush signed an executive order banning faith-based organizations from considering religion in their hiring processes.
Question 7. What year did Menachem Mendel Schneerson--the last Chabad rebbe--die?