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
What was the Borscht Belt?
Question 2 of 10
Woody Allen's Oscar-winning film Annie Hall focuses on what subject?
Question 3 of 10
What contemporary Jewish comedian made the video "The Great Schlep?"
Question 4 of 10
Which of these is the first biblical character to laugh?
Question 5 of 10
Who was the creator and producer of The Goldbergs?
Question 6 of 10
Which of these themes is commonly addressed in Jewish humor?
Question 7 of 10
What was Mel Brooks's first box office success?
Question 8 of 10
Where was Lenny Bruce's "Jewish and Goyish" routine first published?
Question 9 of 10
True or false: Fanny Brice, an early star of the Ziegfield Follies, only performed in Yiddish.
Question 10 of 10
What was the Borscht Belt?

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