Modern History QuizQuestions 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. The first aliyah movement to Palestine started in what year?
Question 2. One of the only famous female tzaddiks was named
The Dame of Dusseldorf
The Maid of Ludomir
The Lady of Warsaw
The Mistress of Lvov
Question 3. At present, 90% of the Jews in Africa live in what country?
Question 4. Which of these was a Jewish response to political emancipation in Europe?
All of these
None of these
Question 5. Meir Kahane was the founder of what organization?
Jewish Defense League
Jews Against the Occupation
National Jewish Republican Coalition
Question 6. According to the 1990 National Jewish Population Survey (NJPS), what was the Jewish intermarriage rate in the United States?
Question 7. What is the name of the terrorist group that plotted the Entebbe hijacking in 1976?
Al Aqsa Martyrs Brigade
Palestinian Liberation Organization
Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine
Question 8. Jews in which of these countries experienced modernity first?
They all experienced modernity at the same time
Question 9. True or false: Theodor Herzl, founder of modern Zionism, was an Orthodox Jew.
Question 10. The Reconquista (reconquest) of Spain lead to
The invention of latkes studded with pieces of ham
Many Jews going into hiding, or outwardly converting to Christianity while secretly continuing to live as Jews
Jews heading out to the far corners of Spain to reconquer the land for the King
All of the above