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
What subjects did Russian-born Hebrew poets Hayim Nahman Bialik and Saul Tchernichovsky write about in the late 1800s?
Question 2 of 10
Which of these is NOT an American Jewish poet?
Question 3 of 10
Which Jewish literary character said, "Look at me! I'm going everywhere!"
Question 4 of 10
Which of these books is NOT about the Jewish immigrant experience?
Question 5 of 10
Who was Daniel Levi De Barrios?
Question 6 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 7 of 10
In "Bee Season," to what does Eliza Neumann's brother attribute her spelling bee triumphs?
Question 8 of 10
Saul Bellow is the only author who has ever won the National Book Award three times. For which three books did he win?
Question 9 of 10
Which of these Hebrew writers came first?
Question 10 of 10
Modern Jewish children's literature first emerged in America less than 100 years ago with what book?

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