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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. What year did Menachem Mendel Schneerson--the last Chabad rebbe--die?
 1985
 1990
 1994
 1999

 

Question 2. True or false: According to a 2000 survey, 50% of American Jews believe "it is racist to oppose Jewish gentile marriages."
 True
 False

 

Question 3. 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

 

Question 4. 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 5. 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 6. True or false: In 2002, President George W. Bush signed an executive order banning faith-based organizations from considering religion in their hiring processes.
 True
 False

 

Question 7. Which country has the fastest growing Jewish community in the world?
 Germany
 Argentina
 England
 Australia