Wednesday, June 16th 2021   |

Jewish Trivia Quiz

from RASHI, RAMBAM and RAMALAMADINGDONG: A Quizbook of Jewish Trivia Facts & Fun by New Orleans native Mark Zimmerman

Passover in WWII

In 1945, what did the National Jewish Welfare Board do at Passover time for soldiers serving in the military?


A. They arranged for the Armed Forces Radio Network to broadcast recordings of Passover songs, including The Four Questions by Sammy Davis, Jr., and Let My People Go by Artie Shaw.

B. They arranged to send matzah which was baked in the shape of a "V" for “Victory."

C. They provided Kosher for Passover KP-rations which included freeze-dried matzah balls.

D. They provided Passover Haggadahs which included a special Dayenu section, including statements such as "Had he given us victory at the Battle of the Bulge but not enabled us to conquer our foes in the Philippines, Dayenu.”

E. They provided a salami for every boy in the army (and yes, if you say this right, it does rhyme).

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Spanish Jews

What is Spain offering to the 3.5 million descendants of Sephardic Jews who were expelled during the Spanish Inquisition?

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A. Autographed pictures of Penélope Cruz.

BFinancial reparations.


DAn official apolopgy for the Inquisition, authorized by the Congress of Deputies and signed by King Juan Carlos.

EFree tickets to Real Madrid soccer games.

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