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. Which of these is NOT a demographic challenge facing the North American Jewish community?
Aging of the Jewish population
Increased rates of intermarriage
Declining rates of conversion
A large percentage of children of mixed marriages identifying themselves as Jewish
Question 2. 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
Question 3. Members of which of these groups are often great supporters of the State of Israel?
Neturei Karta Hasidim
Question 4. What is Birthright Israel?
A volunteer Israeli Army program
A two-week trip to Poland and Israel for high school students
A 10-day free trip to Israel for Diaspora Jews
A semester-long Israeli exchange program for college students
Question 5. In 2004, Mel Gibson was accused of anti-Semitism after he produced what film?
Passion of the Christ
What Women Want
Question 6. What contemporary Jewish comedian made the video "The Great Schlep?"
Question 7. According to the 2000 National Jewish Population Survey, what percentage of American Jews affiliate with the Conservative movement?