Jewish Humor Quiz

How much do you know about Jewish humor?

Jews have long used humor as a tool for self-ridicule, fighting anti-Semitism, and even passing down traditions. And in the past few decades Jewish humor has become significant in mainstream popular culture. How much do you know about Jewish humor?

Question 1 of 10
Which Jewish writer produced classics of bittersweet humor?
Question 2 of 10
Which of these is the first biblical character to laugh?
Question 3 of 10
What is a shlemiel?
Question 4 of 10
What contemporary Jewish comedian made the video "The Great Schlep?"
Question 5 of 10
What 80's TV show with a Jewish director broke new ground by portraying an interfaith couple raising a Jewish child?
Question 6 of 10
Who was the creator and producer of The Goldbergs?
Question 7 of 10
Who loosely portrayed Fanny Brice in the film Funny Girl?
Question 8 of 10
True or false: Humor is one of the hallmarks of Yiddish literature.
Question 9 of 10
Who was the only person with a speaking part in Mel Brooks' film Silent Movie?
Question 10 of 10
Who played the interviewer in the sketch "The Two Thousand Year Old Man?"

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