Books stored in the attic of a synagogue in Riga, Latvia, 1991. (Zion Ozeri/Jewish Lens)

Jewish Literature Quiz

How much do you know about Jewish literature?

From legends in the Bible and Talmud, to the American masters Bellow and Roth, storytelling has been an integral part of Jewish life.

Question 1 of 10
Which book came out in 1960, around the time of Adolf Eichmann's arrest in Argentina, and eventually became the most frequently read story to emerge from the Holocaust?
Question 2 of 10
What is Franz Kafka's book Metamorphosis about?
Question 3 of 10
Which of these is NOT a contemporary Israeli author?
Question 4 of 10
Which Jewish literary character said, "Look at me! I'm going everywhere!"
Question 5 of 10
Up until the 1800s, which of these languages was not a widespread language used for writing Jewish fiction?
Question 6 of 10
Who is the main character in Philip Roth's book about a man's unrelenting monologue, delivered to his therapist, about his sexual appetites and adventures?
Question 7 of 10
Which of these books features a fictional history of Jews in the comic book industry?
Question 8 of 10
Which of these books is NOT about the Jewish immigrant experience?
Question 9 of 10
Which of these books features a climactic scene set in New York Harbor as a pair of tefilin bobs up and down in the water?
Question 10 of 10
In Everything is Illuminated, Jonathan Safran Foer is on a quest to the Ukraine to find a woman named Augustine, who saved his grandfather from the Nazis. Who is the author?

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