Jewish Food Quiz

How much do you know about Jewish foods and their history?

In Jewish life, food takes on all sorts of roles — traditional, social and spiritual. Jewish cuisine evolved over centuries, in dialogue with local cultures and conditions. How much do you know about Jewish foods and their history?

Question 1 of 10
The customary vacation area of New York Jews in the 20th century is nicknamed after which soup?
Question 2 of 10
Falafel, a food that it typically considered Israeli, originated from where?
Question 3 of 10
Which food became a staple of German Jewish cooking after merchants traveled to Italy?
Question 4 of 10
Sabich, a popular Israeli food made with eggplant, egg, and hummus, originated in
Question 5 of 10
Leeks and fennel
Question 6 of 10
Which influence is most apparent in the foods of Yemen and Ethiopia?
Question 7 of 10
The Torah mentions seven special species of food native to the Land of Israel. Which of the following is not one of the seven?
Question 8 of 10
How was the term "fressfroemingkeit," or "culinary Jew," used in the 19th century?
Question 9 of 10
True of False: Most shtetl Jews had private cooking facilities.
Question 10 of 10
What dish is also known as "Jewish Penicillin"?

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