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

 

Question 2. What contemporary Jewish comedian made the video "The Great Schlep?"
 Adam Sandler
 Seth Rogen
 Jackie Mason
 Sarah Silverman

 

Question 3. At present, 90% of the Jews in Africa live in what country?
 Zimbabwe
 Egypt
 Ethiopia
 South Africa

 

Question 4. Which of these countries has a Jewish population?
 The Philippines
 South Korea
 Singapore
 Some of these
 All of these

 

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. 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 7. Members of which of these groups are often great supporters of the State of Israel?
 Neturei Karta Hasidim
 Evangelical Christians
 Buddhist monks
 Secular atheists