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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
In the Middle Ages, Hebrew was used primarily for what?
Question 2 of 10
What was the original name of the block letters used in Torah scrolls and most printed Hebrew texts?
Question 3 of 10
How is Hebrew written?
Question 4 of 10
What does "Rashi script" refer to?
Question 5 of 10
Where did Yiddish originate?
Question 6 of 10
Who introduced the system of dots and dashes that indicate how Hebrew words should be pronounced?
Question 7 of 10
True or false: Ashkenazic and Sephardic Hebrew differ in pronunciation, but are identical in written form.
Question 8 of 10
What language is The Zohar written in?
Question 9 of 10
Rabbinic literature refers to Hebrew as lashon ha-kodesh, which means
Question 10 of 10
The first attested Jewish Aramaic texts are from:

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