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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 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 2 of 10
Who was the first Hebrew instructor in North America?
Question 3 of 10
What do the Hebrew letters khaf, mem, nun, pey, and tzade have in common?
Question 4 of 10
In 1856, the first regular weekly Hebrew newspaper, Ha‑Maggid, began publication where?
Question 5 of 10
Up to the beginning of the 20th century, Ladino was almost always written in
Question 6 of 10
How many letters are in the Hebrew alphabet?
Question 7 of 10
True or false: In the time of the Mishnah, Hebrew was the language for scholarship, but most Jewish people spoke Aramaic.
Question 8 of 10
Which is NOT a name for Ladino?
Question 9 of 10
What was the original name of the block letters used in Torah scrolls and most printed Hebrew texts?
Question 10 of 10
What do the Hebrew words Barukh, Melekh, Tov, and Vaed have in common?