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
The theory that helped to allow Jews to leave ghettos and shift from peddling to retail was
Question 2 of 10
Who is credited with delivering the first Yiddish socialist speech in America?
Question 3 of 10
What name is Aziz Mehmed Effendi more commonly known by?
Question 4 of 10
Who was the first Israeli astronaut in outer space?
Question 5 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 6 of 10
What is the largest Jewish denomination in the United States?
Question 7 of 10
At present, 90% of the Jews in Africa live in what country?
Question 8 of 10
Approximately how many Jews fought for the German Army in WWI?
Question 9 of 10
After the fall of communism, what city became home to the largest Russian-Jewish population?
Question 10 of 10
What percentage of European Jewry perished in the Holocaust?

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