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
Which Jews were the first to incorporate organs and other instruments into their liturgical practice?
Question 2 of 10
True or false: After the destruction of the Temple, the rabbis forbade the use of instruments during prayer.
Question 3 of 10
Whose job was it to sing and play musical instruments as part of the Temple service?
Question 4 of 10
Which song, written by Naomi Shemer, is most often associated with the Six-Day War?
Question 5 of 10
Chava Alberstein sings in which three languages?
Question 6 of 10
What is Leonard Bernstein's only work composed for the synagogue?
Question 7 of 10
Which of these is an example of song in the Bible?
Question 8 of 10
Who created the written notation for cantillation notes?
Question 9 of 10
What factor has contributed to the development of a rich tradition of classical music in Israel?
Question 10 of 10
Which event brought Cantor Yosselle Rosenblatt to the attention of the New York Times in 1917?

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