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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
Prior to the Holocaust, what percentage of world Jewry spoke Yiddish?
Question 2 of 10
Who designed Israel's official seal and its first postage stamp, as well as the fonts for the first original edition of the Hebrew Bible published in Israel?
Question 3 of 10
Which is NOT a name for Ladino?
Question 4 of 10
In the Middle Ages, Hebrew was used primarily for what?
Question 5 of 10
True or false: In the time of the Mishnah, Hebrew was the language for scholarship, but most Jewish people spoke Aramaic.
Question 6 of 10
Moses Mendelsshon was the first person to translate the Torah into which language?
Question 7 of 10
What language is the Book of Daniel written in?
Question 8 of 10
How many letters are in the Hebrew alphabet?
Question 9 of 10
What is the word for "bread" in Hebrew?
Question 10 of 10
How old is the Aramaic language?

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