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
Whose job was it to sing and play musical instruments as part of the Temple service?
Question 3 of 10
Which song, written by Naomi Shemer, is most often associated with the Six-Day War?
Question 4 of 10
What is Leonard Bernstein's only work composed for the synagogue?
Question 5 of 10
Chava Alberstein sings in which three languages?
Question 6 of 10
Which musician recorded Hava Nagila as "Holiday Mambo"?
Question 7 of 10
True or false: After the destruction of the Temple, the rabbis forbade the use of instruments during prayer.
Question 8 of 10
Before the 19th century, what was a key difference between Sephardic and Ashkenazic musical traditions?
Question 9 of 10
Which of these is an example of song in the Bible?
Question 10 of 10
What factor has contributed to the development of a rich tradition of classical music in Israel?

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