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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 contemporary Jewish comedian made the video "The Great Schlep?"
 Adam Sandler
 Seth Rogen
 Jackie Mason
 Sarah Silverman

 

Question 2. Which country has the fastest growing Jewish community in the world?
 Germany
 Argentina
 England
 Australia

 

Question 3. What is the largest Jewish denomination in the United States?
 Reform
 Reconstructionist
 Conservative
 Orthodox

 

Question 4. According to the 2000 National Jewish Population Survey, what percentage of American Jews affiliate with the Conservative movement?
 20%
 33%
 45%
 60%

 

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. 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 7. 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