Jewish Theatre & Dance QuizFrom Yiddish theatre to Israeli folkdance, performing arts are a key part of Jewish self expression. How much do you know about Jewish theatre and dance?
Question 1. What was the first American theatre to specialize in Yiddish plays?
Der Yiddishe Theatre
Question 2. Who was Sara Levi-Tanai?
An Israeli actor
An Israeli dancer
An Israeli theatre director
An Israeli theatre critic
Question 3. True or false: Hasidic circle dancing can last for hours.
Question 4. In the 1930s, Habimah Theatre moved from Moscow to
Question 5. Which of these Jewish playwrights explores homophobia in his work?
Question 6. True or False: Yiddish theatre has a long history in St. Petersburg , Russia
Question 7. Badhanim are
Professional wedding jesters
Question 8. Which Shakespearean play has received the most criticism for being anti-Semitic?
Merchant of Venice
Troilus and Cressida
Question 9. What is the name of Israel's National Theatre?
Lovers of the Hebrew Stage
Question 10. Which of these was NOT an Israeli playwright?