Israeli Culture QuizIsrael is regarded as one of the most culturally vibrant places in the world, with experimental theater, visual art, an unparalleled writing scene, and more. How much do you know about Israeli culture?
Question 1. Who wrote The Jewish State in 1896?
Question 2. Chava Alberstein sings in which three languages?
English, French, and Hebrew
Yiddish, Hebrew, and English
Polish, Hebrew, and Yiddish
Russian, Hebrew, and Yiddish
Question 3. What topics were the focus of the first Hebrew plays from Palestine, such as Shin Shalom's Dan the Guard (1936) and Ahron Ashman's This Land (1942)?
The hardships of helping children born in Israel develop an appreciation for the culture of the old world
The differences between shtetl life and kibbutz life
Pioneering and the hardships newcomers suffered trying to build the country
Gender dynamics in a new and politically unstable state
Question 4. How many letters are in the Hebrew alphabet?
Question 5. When did Naomi Shemer compose the song "Yerushalayim Shel Zahav"?
After Israel became independent
During the British Mandate period
Just before the Six-Day War
After the first Intifada
Question 6. Yaacov Agam is best known for what?
Question 7. Who wrote The Work of Revival in the Lands of the Diaspora?