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Israeli Culture Quiz

Israel 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 Work of Revival in the Lands of the Diaspora?
 Theodor Herzl
 A.D. Gordon
 Mordecai Kaplan
 Martin Buber


Question 2. Which of these is a film based on Israeli history, directed by Amos Gitai?
 39 Pounds of Love
 A & B
 A & C


Question 3. 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 4. What is the name of the play written by A.B. Yehoshua in 1969?
 The Patriot
 A Night in May
 Around and Around
 Waiting for Godot


Question 5. Who wrote The Jewish State in 1896?
 Ahad Haam
 Theodor Herzl
 Leo Pinsker
 A.D. Gordon


Question 6. Which is NOT a popular Middle Eastern food?
 Baba Ghanouj


Question 7. Where is the Rimon School of Jazz and Contemporary Music located?
 Tel Aviv