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
Salamone Rossi's great claim to Jewish musical fame came with his publication in 1623 of what work?
Question 2 of 10
Bob Dylan's 1983 album, Infidels, contains an implicitly pro-Zionist song called:
Question 3 of 10
Which musician recorded Hava Nagila as "Holiday Mambo"?
Question 4 of 10
Where is the Rimon School of Jazz and Contemporary Music located?
Question 5 of 10
True or false: After the destruction of the Temple, the rabbis forbade the use of instruments during prayer.
Question 6 of 10
Before the 19th century, what was a key difference between Sephardic and Ashkenazic musical traditions?
Question 7 of 10
When Wagner claimed in his essay "Judaism in Music" that Jews could never be "true" creators because they are parasitic, Arnold Schoenberg created what musical response?
Question 8 of 10
Chava Alberstein sings in which three languages?
Question 9 of 10
Who created the written notation for cantillation notes?
Question 10 of 10
Which of the following songwriters is not Jewish?

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