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. How many letters are in the Hebrew alphabet?
Question 2. 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 3. Which of these is a film based on Israeli history, directed by Amos Gitai?
39 Pounds of Love
A & B
A & C
Question 4. In Israeli soccer, the country’s best teams (first tier) play in the Premier League. What is the Premier League called in Hebrew?
Question 5. Early folk dances from the time of the formation of the State of Israel emphasized what kind of outlook?
A Zionist ideal of returning to the land
The goal of reviving the spirit of the days of the Bible
The desire to deepen love for the country and its landscape
All of the above
None of the above
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. 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