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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
What does The National Yiddish Book Center do?
Question 2 of 10
Which of these is NOT mostly Hebrew?
Question 3 of 10
True or false: Ashkenazic and Sephardic Hebrew differ in pronunciation, but are identical in written form.
Question 4 of 10
Moses Mendelsshon was the first person to translate the Torah into which language?
Question 5 of 10
How is Hebrew written?
Question 6 of 10
In 1856, the first regular weekly Hebrew newspaper, Ha‑Maggid, began publication where?
Question 7 of 10
Which of these Jewish thinkers berates modern Jews for neglecting the Hebrew language and, in so doing, becoming Jewishly illiterate?
Question 8 of 10
Jewish Neo-Aramaic texts are written in Hebrew, but:
Question 9 of 10
Rabbinic literature refers to Hebrew as lashon ha-kodesh, which means
Question 10 of 10
What do the Hebrew letters khaf, mem, nun, pey, and tzade have in common?