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

 

Question 3. 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 4. 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 5. Who founded the Jewish Renewal Movement?
 Zalman Schachter-Shalomi
 Leopold Zunz
 Abraham Joshua Heschel
 Arthur Green

 

Question 6. Which country has the fastest growing Jewish community in the world?
 Germany
 Argentina
 England
 Australia

 

Question 7. 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