Jewish Music Quiz

How much do you know about Jewish music?

Jewish music today extends well beyond the synagogue, to the concert halls of Israel, the klezmer revival, and the reggae of Matisyahu. How much do you know about Jewish music?

Question 1 of 10
True or false: After the destruction of the Temple, the rabbis forbade the use of instruments during prayer.
Question 2 of 10
Chava Alberstein sings in which three languages?
Question 3 of 10
Which of the following songwriters is not Jewish?
Question 4 of 10
Which event brought Cantor Yosselle Rosenblatt to the attention of the New York Times in 1917?
Question 5 of 10
Which musician recorded Hava Nagila as "Holiday Mambo"?
Question 6 of 10
What are nigunim?
Question 7 of 10
Bob Dylan's 1983 album, Infidels, contains an implicitly pro-Zionist song called:
Question 8 of 10
Which Jews were the first to incorporate organs and other instruments into their liturgical practice?
Question 9 of 10
What is Leonard Bernstein's only work composed for the synagogue?
Question 10 of 10
Klezmer music was inspired by which of these?

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