Jewish Film QuizJews have always played a key role in the American movie industry, and in recent years, Israeli films have achieved a new level of international acclaim. Jewish themes have also shown up frequently in Hollywood productions. How much do you know about Jewish films, actors, directors, and stories?
Question 1. Mordecai Jefferson Carver is the lead character in which film?
The Hebrew Hammer
A Stranger Among Us
Question 2. Who directed Schindler's List?
Question 3. Which of these films was inspired by the Bible?
B & C
All of the above
Question 4. Fiddler on the Roof is based on:
A true story of life of a Polish shtetl
A collection of Sholom Aleichem short stories
Nothing, it is an original work of fiction
An adaptation of biblical stories
The Hanukkah story
Question 5. Which ground-breaking nine-hour documentary brought on a new wave of Holocaust-related films?
Judgment at Nuremberg
The Great Dictator
Question 6. The first public TV broadcast in Israel was in what year?
Question 7. Which film is considered the Jewish turning point of Steven Spielberg's career?
Raiders of the Lost Ark
The Color Purple
Saving Private Ryan
Question 8. Adam Sandler plays a Mossad agent who wants to become a hairdresser in:
You Don't Mess with the Zohan
Eight Crazy Nights
Question 9. Richard Dreyfuss, Anthony Hopkins, and Burt Lancaster all played Isareli leaders in the film...
Victory at Entebbe
Silence of the Lambs
Question 10. For many years of Israeli film, Ashkenazic Jews often played Sephardic roles, while Sephardim often played...