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 is Franz Kafka's book Metamorphosis about?
Question 2 of 10
What is Jewish literature?
Question 3 of 10
Modern Jewish children's literature first emerged in America less than 100 years ago with what book?
Question 4 of 10
When did Ladino writers start to use the Ladino language to keep their disparate culture alive?
Question 5 of 10
In what language did Franz Kafka write?
Question 6 of 10
Which of these is NOT an American Jewish poet?
Question 7 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?
Question 8 of 10
Philip Roth's last novel in the Death Trilogy resurrects his literary alter-ego of eight previous novels, Nathan Zuckerman. What is the title of this last book?
Question 9 of 10
Who was Daniel Levi De Barrios?
Question 10 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?

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