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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
Yaccov Agam is famous for what style of painting?
Question 2 of 10
How did Moshe Kupferman express his experience in Polish concentration camps through his paintings?
Question 3 of 10
What was the name of the first neighborhood established outside the Old City of Jerusalem in 1860?
Question 4 of 10
Which Jewish artist designed the stained-glass windows for the Hadassah Hebrew University Medical Center?
Question 5 of 10
A shivviti hanging in a synagogue would use these Hebrew letters
Question 6 of 10
Modigliani, an Italian Jewish painter of the early 20th century, settled in which European city?
Question 7 of 10
What are teraphim?
Question 8 of 10
Who was Moshe Safdie?
Question 9 of 10
Jerusalem stone is known for its
Question 10 of 10
When did the elaborate traditions of creating Jewish art such as illuminated ketubot and ornate silver Torah crowns and breastplates begin?

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