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 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 2. What is Birthright Israel?
A volunteer Israeli Army program
A two-week trip to Poland and Israel for high school students
A 10-day free trip to Israel for Diaspora Jews
A semester-long Israeli exchange program for college students
Question 3. True or false: According to a 2000 survey, 50% of American Jews believe "it is racist to oppose Jewish gentile marriages."
Question 4. Who founded the Jewish Renewal Movement?
Abraham Joshua Heschel
Question 5. Ba'al Teshuvah is roughly translated to mean what?
An assimilated Jew
A repentant sinner
Question 6. What is J Street?
A pro-Israel, pro-peace lobby group in Washington
A street in Brooklyn that houses many kosher restaurants and Jewish schools
A left-wing political party in Israel
A Jewish dating website
Question 7. How many Jews are there in the world today?
Between 6 and 7 million
Between 13 and 14 million
Between 22 and 23 million
There is no accurate data about this