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. True or false: According to a 2000 survey, 50% of American Jews believe "it is racist to oppose Jewish gentile marriages."
Question 2. According to the 2000 National Jewish Population Survey, what percentage of American Jews affiliate with the Conservative movement?
Question 3. Which country has the fastest growing Jewish community in the world?
Question 4. "We wish to remember. But we wish to remember for a purpose, namely to ensure that never again will evil prevail, as it did for the millions of innocent victims of Nazism." Who said this?
Pope John Paul II
Question 5. 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 6. Of these four continents, which has the largest Jewish population?
Australia (and New Zealand)
Question 7. 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