Who is a Jew Quiz

There are many kinds of Jews, and many legal definitions of Jewishness. How much do you know about the spectrum of Jewish identity?

Question 1 of :

Qustion 1. In Reform synagogues, are non-Jews permitted to become members?

Yes No Yes, but only on a special designated "supporter" membership

Qustion 2. Which of the following movements accepts patrilineal descent as an acceptable component toward establishing a person's Jewish status?

Ger Hasidism Reconstructionist Judaism Conservative Judaism Orthodox Judaism

Qustion 3. According to Commentary Magazine, about what percentage of the American Jewish population feels a strong or very strong emotional pull toward Israel?

0% 10% 50% 75% 100%

Qustion 4. What does the word Mizrahi mean?

Eastern Ancient Not One of Us Sephardic

Qustion 5. Which of these is not one of the steps of a traditional conversion?

Immersion in a ritual pool Brit milah (for men) Acceptance of all the mitzvot, including keeping Shabbat and kashrut The marriage ceremony

Qustion 6. Which of the following is not one of the main religious groups of Jews?

Priests Levites Yisraelim Karaites Kohanim

Qustion 7. What geographical region does the term "Ashkenazic" literally refer to?

Poland Russia Tunisia Germany

Qustion 8. What is a kohen?

A descendant of Aaron, the High Priest Someone whose ancestor was Levi, the third son of Jacob Someone who is permitted to recite the Priestly Benediction on festivals in synagogue All of these None of these

Qustion 9. Which of these is not a Sephardic holiday custom?

Whipping each other with scallions on Passover Eating rice and legumes on Passover Singing the "Had Gadya" song Eating a series of special foods as omens for a good new year

Qustion 10. What is giyur?

A convert A potential convert Conversion A descendant of one of the Seven Nations
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