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. In Israeli soccer, the country’s best teams (first tier) play in the Premier League. What is the Premier League called in Hebrew?
Question 2. Who is Dana International?
An Arab-Israeli singer
A transgendered Israeli pop singer
A well-known Palestinian humanitarian
Israel's first fashion designer
Question 3. Yaacov Agam is best known for what?
Question 4. Who wrote The Jewish State in 1896?
Question 5. Which writer published his first volume of poetry in 1901 and came to be recognized as the preeminent voice in Hebrew poetry?
Chaim Nachman Bialik
A. B. Yehoshua
Question 6. 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 7. What is the name of Israel's National Theatre?
Lovers of the Hebrew Stage