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Jewish Art Quiz

How much do you know about Jewish art and artists?

The earliest pieces of Jewish art were religious objects — Torah adornments, marriage certificates, tombstones–that were illuminated. Relatively recently, “art for art’s sake” became a concept — and the Jewish world quickly adapted, producing such notable talents as Marc Chagall and Yaacov Agam. How much do you know about Jewish art?

Question 1 of 10
What was the name of the first neighborhood established outside the Old City of Jerusalem in 1860?
Question 2 of 10
Sharon Ya'ari, winner of the 2006 Israel Prize for outstanding visual art, is best known for taking photographs of
Question 3 of 10
Who was Moshe Safdie?
Question 4 of 10
An 18th century illustrated Book of Esther shows Queen Vashti portrayed as
Question 5 of 10
Who is often thought of as the "first Jewish painter?"
Question 6 of 10
Where was Israeli artist Reuven Rubin's first major exhibit held?
Question 7 of 10
Archie Rand is famous for painting a synagogue mural in which American city?
Question 8 of 10
What does hiddur mitzvah mean?
Question 9 of 10
Which artist thought of himself as "Roosevelt's soldier with a pen"?
Question 10 of 10
A shivviti hanging in a synagogue would use these Hebrew letters

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