My Jewish Learning

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. What is J Street?
 A pro-Israel, pro-peace lobby group in Washington
 A street in Brooklyn that houses many kosher restaurants and Jewish schools
 A left-wing political party in Israel
 A Jewish dating website

 

Question 2. In 2007, the Jim Josephs Foundation donated $11.2 million to which Jewish non-profit organization?
 Foundation for Jewish Camp
 Hadassah
 Zionist Organization of America
 American Jewish World Service

 

Question 3. According to the 2000 National Jewish Population Survey, what percentage of American Jews affiliate with the Conservative movement?
 20%
 33%
 45%
 60%

 

Question 4. 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 5. What contemporary Jewish comedian made the video "The Great Schlep?"
 Adam Sandler
 Seth Rogen
 Jackie Mason
 Sarah Silverman

 

Question 6. Of these four continents, which has the largest Jewish population?
 Europe
 Africa
 South America
 Australia (and New Zealand)

 

Question 7. 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