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. "We wish to remember. But we wish to remember for a purpose, namely to ensure that never again will evil prevail, as it did for the millions of innocent victims of Nazism." Who said this?
 Elie Wiesel
 Ariel Sharon
 Pope John Paul II
 Barack Obama

 

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

 

Question 4. 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 5. 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 6. Which country has the fastest growing Jewish community in the world?
 Germany
 Argentina
 England
 Australia

 

Question 7. 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