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
Who is the author of the Russian-American novel Absurdistan?
Question 2 of 10
What is the name of Erica Jong's sexually provocative and satirical novel about a Jewish woman from New York?
Question 3 of 10
Up until the 1800s, which of these languages was not a widespread language used for writing Jewish fiction?
Question 4 of 10
Who was S.Y. Agnon?
Question 5 of 10
Which of these Hebrew writers came first?
Question 6 of 10
Which of these books is NOT about the Jewish immigrant experience?
Question 7 of 10
Which of these Jewish writers was Polish?
Question 8 of 10
Who was Daniel Levi De Barrios?
Question 9 of 10
When did Ladino writers start to use the Ladino language to keep their disparate culture alive?
Question 10 of 10
Which of these comic book characters was NOT created by Jews?

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