Jewish World Today QuizJewish life today is buzzing with tradition and change. How much do you know about current Jewish communal phenomena and trends?
Question 1. Who founded the Jewish Renewal Movement?
Abraham Joshua Heschel
Question 2. True or false: In 2002, President George W. Bush signed an executive order banning faith-based organizations from considering religion in their hiring processes.
Question 3. Which of these occured in the aftermath of the September 11th attacks?
Jewish religious schools added classes on Jewish-Muslim relations
Synagogue members in the New York area volunteered to walk members of local mosques to their cars
All of these
Question 4. What is the largest Jewish denomination in the United States?
Question 5. How many Jews are there in the world today?
Between 6 and 7 million
Between 13 and 14 million
Between 22 and 23 million
There is no accurate data about this
Question 6. In 2004, Mel Gibson was accused of anti-Semitism after he produced what film?
Passion of the Christ
What Women Want
Question 7. Who were Ehud Goldwasser and Eldad Regev?
Israeli gold medalists in the summer 2008 Olympics
Israeli soldiers kidnapped by Hezbollah in 2006
Israeli astronauts who traveled to the moon in 2005
Israeli soldiers killed in the Gaza War in December 2008