The swimming competition at the Maccabiah Games in Tel Aviv, 1933. (PikiWiki Israel)

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
Hank Greenberg played for what team?
Question 2 of 10
What is the name of the Jewish baseball star who sat out a game on Yom Kippur in 1934?
Question 3 of 10
True or false: In 2004, the Ittihad Abna Sakhnin soccer club became the first Arab team to win the Israeli National Cup.
Question 4 of 10
What year was Israel absent from the Olympic Summer Games in support of the U.S. boycott of the Soviet Union?
Question 5 of 10
What movie portrays the kidnapping and murder of 11 Israeli athletes and coaches at the 1972 Olympics?
Question 6 of 10
Who was NOT a famous Jewish boxer?
Question 7 of 10
Super Sunday, a day of telephone fundraising for Jewish Federations across the country, traditionally coincides with which major sporting event?
Question 8 of 10
At which Olympic games did Palestinian terrorists killed 11 members of the Israeli delegation?
Question 9 of 10
The name of which historical book is now associated with Jewish athletes?
Question 10 of 10
The 1936 Berlin Olympics are also known as the

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