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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. What contemporary Jewish comedian made the video "The Great Schlep?"
 Adam Sandler
 Seth Rogen
 Jackie Mason
 Sarah Silverman

 

Question 2. Which of these countries has a Jewish population?
 The Philippines
 South Korea
 Singapore
 Some of these
 All of these

 

Question 3. Of these four continents, which has the largest Jewish population?
 Europe
 Africa
 South America
 Australia (and New Zealand)

 

Question 4. Which of these occured in the aftermath of the September 11th attacks?
 Jewish-Muslim dialogue
 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 5. According to National Jewish Population Surveys, between 1990 and 2000 the American Jewish population decreased by how many people?
 50,000
 100,000
 200,000
 300,000

 

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. Which Jewish movement currently approves of patrilineal descent?
 Reform
 Reconstructionist
 Conservative
 Some of these
 All of these