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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. In 2004, Mel Gibson was accused of anti-Semitism after he produced what film?
 Die Hard
 Passion of the Christ
 What Women Want
 Apocalypto

 

Question 2. Members of which of these groups are often great supporters of the State of Israel?
 Neturei Karta Hasidim
 Evangelical Christians
 Buddhist monks
 Secular atheists

 

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

 

Question 4. 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 5. Which of these countries has a Jewish population?
 The Philippines
 South Korea
 Singapore
 Some of these
 All of these

 

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.
 True
 False

 

Question 7. In 2007, the Jim Josephs Foundation donated $11.2 million to which Jewish non-profit organization?
 Foundation for Jewish Camp
 Hadassah
 Zionist Organization of America
 American Jewish World Service