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 of these comic book characters was NOT created by Jews?
Question 2 of 10
Which of these books features a fictional history of Jews in the comic book industry?
Question 3 of 10
Which of these is NOT an American Jewish poet?
Question 4 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 5 of 10
What subjects did Russian-born Hebrew poets Hayim Nahman Bialik and Saul Tchernichovsky write about in the late 1800s?
Question 6 of 10
What poem written by American-Jewish poet Emma Lazarus contains the following quote: "Give me your tired, your poor, Your huddled masses yearning to breathe free, The wretched refuse of your teeming shore"?
Question 7 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 8 of 10
Which of these Hebrew writers came first?
Question 9 of 10
Which is NOT a major category of Ladino literature?
Question 10 of 10
What is Franz Kafka's book Metamorphosis about?

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