My Jewish Learning

Jewish World Today Quiz

Jewish life today is buzzing with tradition and change. How much do you know about current Jewish communal phenomena and trends?

Question 1. What year did Menachem Mendel Schneerson--the last Chabad rebbe--die?


Question 2. Which country has the fastest growing Jewish community in the world?


Question 3. At present, 90% of the Jews in Africa live in what country?
 South Africa


Question 4. 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 5. 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


Question 6. 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 7. According to the 2000 National Jewish Population Survey, what percentage of American Jews affiliate with the Conservative movement?