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

 

Question 2. "We wish to remember. But we wish to remember for a purpose, namely to ensure that never again will evil prevail, as it did for the millions of innocent victims of Nazism." Who said this?
 Elie Wiesel
 Ariel Sharon
 Pope John Paul II
 Barack Obama

 

Question 3. Members of which of these groups are often great supporters of the State of Israel?
 Neturei Karta Hasidim
 Evangelical Christians
 Buddhist monks
 Secular atheists

 

Question 4. In 2004, Mel Gibson was accused of anti-Semitism after he produced what film?
 Die Hard
 Passion of the Christ
 What Women Want
 Apocalypto

 

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. 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 7. According to National Jewish Population Surveys, between 1990 and 2000 the American Jewish population decreased by how many people?
 50,000
 100,000
 200,000
 300,000