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Jewish Languages Quiz

How much do you know about Hebrew, Aramaic and other languages spoken by Jews?

From Hebrew to Aramaic, Ladino, Yiddish, and Judaeo-Arabic — how much do you know about the languages that Jews spoke in the past and continue to speak today?

Question 1 of 10
Who introduced the system of dots and dashes that indicate how Hebrew words should be pronounced?
Question 2 of 10
Jewish Neo-Aramaic texts are written in Hebrew, but:
Question 3 of 10
The first attested Jewish Aramaic texts are from:
Question 4 of 10
Prior to the Holocaust, what percentage of world Jewry spoke Yiddish?
Question 5 of 10
Who was the first Hebrew instructor in North America?
Question 6 of 10
In 1856, the first regular weekly Hebrew newspaper, Ha‑Maggid, began publication where?
Question 7 of 10
Moses Mendelsshon was the first person to translate the Torah into which language?
Question 8 of 10
Where did Yiddish originate?
Question 9 of 10
7. Which of the following is NOT a similarity between Hebrew and Yiddish?
Question 10 of 10
How many letters are in the Hebrew alphabet?

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