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

 

Question 2. Which country has the fastest growing Jewish community in the world?
 Germany
 Argentina
 England
 Australia

 

Question 3. 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 4. Which of these is NOT a demographic challenge facing the North American Jewish community?
 Aging of the Jewish population
 Increased rates of intermarriage
 Declining rates of conversion
 A large percentage of children of mixed marriages identifying themselves as Jewish

 

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. What is the largest Jewish denomination in the United States?
 Reform
 Reconstructionist
 Conservative
 Orthodox

 

Question 7. 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