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. Which movie is based on a short story by A.B. Yehoshua?
Three Days and a Child
Fiddler on the Roof
Beyond the Walls
Question 2. 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 3. Who is Dana International?
An Arab-Israeli singer
A transgendered Israeli pop singer
A well-known Palestinian humanitarian
Israel's first fashion designer
Question 4. How many teams does each Israeli soccer league have?
Question 5. What was one of the first-ever motion pictures, filmed in Ottoman Palestine?
Hill 24 Doesn’t Answer
Train Station in Jerusalem
Oded the Wanderer
Question 6. Chava Alberstein sings in which three languages?
English, French, and Hebrew
Yiddish, Hebrew, and English
Polish, Hebrew, and Yiddish
Russian, Hebrew, and Yiddish
Question 7. 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