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 Jewish literary character said, "Look at me! I'm going everywhere!"
Question 2 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 3 of 10
What is Franz Kafka's book Metamorphosis about?
Question 4 of 10
Which of these Jewish movements was responsible for the surge in 18th-century Jewish literature?
Question 5 of 10
Who was Daniel Levi De Barrios?
Question 6 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 7 of 10
Who was Rivkah Tiktiner?
Question 8 of 10
What is Jewish literature?
Question 9 of 10
Which of these comic book characters was NOT created by Jews?
Question 10 of 10
Milton Steinberg's novel about the life of Elisha ben Abuyah, who interacts with famous sages such as Rabbi Akiba and Rabbi Meir, is called:

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