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Who Wrote This Contemporary Text?

From Everything is Illuminated to The Sabbath, see if you can name the authors of these contemporary texts.



Question 1. Who wrote The Sabbath?
 Leo Baeck
 Moshe Soloveichik
 Abraham Joshua Heschel
 Louis Jacobs

 

Question 2. Who wrote Night?
 Primo Levi
 Elie Weisel
 Cynthia Ozick
 Roman Polanski

 

Question 3. Who wrote the poem Kaddish?
 Woody Allen
 Adrienne Rich
 Allen Ginsberg
 Samuel Menashe

 

Question 4. Who wrote Everything is Illuminated?
 Nathan Englander
 Jonathan Safran Foer
 Jonathan Franzen
 Rivka Galchen

 

Question 5. Who wrote Tevye the Dairyman and Other Stories?
 Chaim Nachman Bialik
 Sholem Aleichem
 Ahad Ha’am
 David Grossman

 

Question 6. Who is the author of Portnoy’s Complaint?
 Philip Larkin
 Philip Roth
 Saul Bellow
 Cynthia Ozick

 

Question 7. Who wrote the poem The New Colossus?
 Rahel
 Yehuda Amichai
 Emma Lazarus
 Emily Dickinson

 

Question 8. Who wrote As a Driven Leaf?
 Louis Jacobs
 Akiva Tatz
 Norman Lamm
 Milton Steinberg

 

Question 9. Who wrote Bread Givers?
 Anzia Yezierska
 YL Peretz
 AB Yehoshua
 Rahel

 

Question 10. Who wrote I and Thou?
 Martin Buber
 Abraham Joshua Heschel
 Elliott Dorff
 Leo Baeck