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. What is the name of the play written by A.B. Yehoshua in 1969?
A Night in May
Around and Around
Waiting for Godot
Question 2. In what year did Hebrew became one of the official languages of Palestine under the British Mandate?
Question 3. 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 4. Who wrote The Work of Revival in the Lands of the Diaspora?
Question 5. In Israeli soccer, the country’s best teams (first tier) play in the Premier League. What is the Premier League called in Hebrew?
Question 6. What year was Israel absent from the Olympic Summer Games in support of the U.S. boycott of the Soviet Union?
Question 7. What was the preeminent subject of modern Hebrew literature during the late 19th and early 20th centuries?
The tension between attachment to the old world and attraction to the new
Life in the shtetl, Yiddish speech, the East European environment
Loss of tradition, emigration, the Land of Israel
Life that was filled with rationalism and freedom