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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
Some Jewish homes have a mizrach hanging on the wall, which is meant to remind people
Question 2 of 10
Chaim Potok's My Name is Asher Lev is about a young Hasidic painter dealing with:
Question 3 of 10
The Bet Alpha Synagogue shows Greek influence in its
Question 4 of 10
The Dura Europos synagogue is known for its
Question 5 of 10
How did Moshe Kupferman express his experience in Polish concentration camps through his paintings?
Question 6 of 10
Camile Pissaro is best known as a/an
Question 7 of 10
Who is the only Israeli artist included in H. H. Arnason's voluminous "History of Modern Art"?
Question 8 of 10
The Supreme Court building in Jerusalem was built to face both the city and the:
Question 9 of 10
Which artist, and eventual Holocaust victim, captured the fear of the time in his painting, "Self Portrait with Jewish Identity Card"?
Question 10 of 10
What was Chaim Soutine's signature style?

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