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. Woody Allen's birth name was:
Allen Stewart Konigsberg
Robert Allen Zimmerman
Question 2. Mordecai Jefferson Carver is the lead character in which film?
The Hebrew Hammer
A Stranger Among Us
Question 3. What is the premise of the movie Yentl?
A Jewish girl pretends to be a boy in order to study at a yeshiva
A Jewish boy pretends to be a girl to avoid the army
A Jewish girl pretends to be a boy to fight off the Huns
A Jewish boy runs away to avoid his upcoming marriage
Question 4. What is the full name of the Borat film?
Borat: Welcome to America
Borat: Cultural Learnings of America to Make Benefit Glorious Nation of Kazakhstan
Borat: The Search for Pamela Anderson
Borat: Oh Kazakhstan!
Question 5. What is Mel Brooks' real name?
Question 6. The first movie filmed in Israel (1896) was
Train Station in Jerusalem
Oded the Wanderer
Question 7. Israeli director Joseph Cedar depicts which segment of the Israeli population that has been underrepresented on film?
Question 8. Who directed Schindler's List?
Question 9. What is the name of Mel Brooks' 1968 film, which later became a popular Broadway musical?
History of the World, Part I
Robin Hood: Men in Tights
Question 10. Tevye is the main character in what film?
Fiddler on the Roof