Modern History Quiz

Questions of national identity and Jewish identity were central to the experience of modernity for Jews everywhere. How much do you know about Jewish history since 1650?

Question 1 of 10
Ba'al Teshuvah is roughly translated to mean what?
Question 2 of 10
Which of these American Jewish institutions was created first?
Question 3 of 10
In the Merchant of Venice, what is the price that Shylock demands from Antonio?
Question 4 of 10
Who was the first Prime Minister of Israel?
Question 5 of 10
The British were given authority over Palestine at what conference?
Question 6 of 10
The theory that helped to allow Jews to leave ghettos and shift from peddling to retail was
Question 7 of 10
True or False: The 1990 National Jewish Population Survey indicated that more Jews in America identified themselves as "cultural" Jews than as "religious" Jews.
Question 8 of 10
True or False: Originally, Hasidic leadership was passed on to the most outstanding disciple of the Rebbe or Zaddik when he died.
Question 9 of 10
True or false: Theodor Herzl, founder of modern Zionism, was an Orthodox Jew.
Question 10 of 10
The Reconquista (reconquest) of Spain lead to

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