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Jewish World Today Quiz

Jewish life today is buzzing with tradition and change. How much do you know about current Jewish communal phenomena and trends?



Question 1. Of these four continents, which has the largest Jewish population?
 Europe
 Africa
 South America
 Australia (and New Zealand)

 

Question 2. Which of these countries has a Jewish population?
 The Philippines
 South Korea
 Singapore
 Some of these
 All of these

 

Question 3. 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 4. True or false: According to a 2000 survey, 50% of American Jews believe "it is racist to oppose Jewish gentile marriages."
 True
 False

 

Question 5. Which of these occured in the aftermath of the September 11th attacks?
 Jewish-Muslim dialogue
 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 6. What contemporary Jewish comedian made the video "The Great Schlep?"
 Adam Sandler
 Seth Rogen
 Jackie Mason
 Sarah Silverman

 

Question 7. Which of these is a contemporary question about Jewish outreach efforts?
 Should Jewish outreach target non-Jews?
 Should Jewish outreach target intermarried Jews?
 Should Jewish outreach be limited to unaffiliated Jews?
 None of these questions are debated
 All of these questions are debated