Jewish Sports Quiz

Test your knowledge of athletics in Judaism.

While sports have never been a major focus of Jewish life, Jews have risen to fame in professional baseball, basketball, and boxing. Sports have also reflected greater social and political conflicts in Jewish life. How much do you know about Jews and sports?

Question 1 of 10
By the 20th century, the Young Men's Hebrew Association became which New York-based Jewish organization?
Question 2 of 10
What year was Israel absent from the Olympic Summer Games in support of the U.S. boycott of the Soviet Union?
Question 3 of 10
Who was NOT a famous Jewish boxer?
Question 4 of 10
What is the name of the youth movement that was established in the 1920s to improve the physical and mental fitness of young Jews across the world?
Question 5 of 10
When was the Young Men's Hebrew Association, an organization that used sports and recreational activities to improve the moral, social, and educational life of young German Jews, founded?
Question 6 of 10
During the years 1910-1940, how many Jewish world champion boxers were there?
Question 7 of 10
Which talmudic sage was famous for both his Torah scholarship and his strength as a gladiator?
Question 8 of 10
At which sporting event location was the first kosher food stand opened in 2003?
Question 9 of 10
Israel won its first Olympic medals at the
Question 10 of 10
True or False: The Talmud addresses issues of betting on pigeon races.

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