Jewish Art Quiz


The earliest pieces of Jewish art were religious objects--Torah adornments, marriage certificates, tombstones--that were illuminated. Relatively recently, "art for art's sake" became a concept--and the Jewish world quickly adapted, producing such notable talents as Marc Chagall and Yaacov Agam. How much do you know about Jewish art?

    Question 1 of 10:

    The Dura Europos synagogue is known for its

     Sculptures of Jewish philosophers
     Frescoes portraying biblical scenes
     Arches and cathedral-like architecture
     Outdoor gardens