EVERYBODY loves a quiz. So, here’s a quiz to check out your Yiddishkeit (Jewishness).

  1. There are three correct methods for witnessing to Jewish people.
  2. The Masoretic Text is the instruction guide for an Italian automobile.
  3. No Jew with a real Jewish education could really believe in Jesus.
  4. The more Orthodox a Jewish person is, the less likely he is to believe in Jesus.
  5. Jews for Jesus women are prettier than other women.
  6. In the traditional Jewish version of the Old Testament, the last book is II Chronicles.
  7. Moishe Rosen finally went on that long-awaited diet.
  8. 60,000 Jews came to Christ in Israel alone last year.
  9. A shofar is a driver for an Israeli general.
  10. There are more than 300 prophecies in the Jewish Bible that Christ fulfilled.

Answers

  1. FALSE. There are as many “correct” methods of witnessing to Jewish people as there are different people. However, for several helpful hints to get you started, you might purchase SHARE THE NEW LIFE WITH A JEW by Moishe and Ceil Rosen (Moody Press, $1.99) from your local Christian bookstore. (If you order from our office, please ad 30 ¢ postage and handling, and 13 ¢ tax if you live in California .)
  2. FALSE. The Masoretic Text is the Hebrew version of the Old Testament accepted in traditional Judaism.
  3. FALSE. A study the Graduate Theological Union of Berkeley shows that Jews who believe in Jesus have the same amount of Jewish education as Jews who do not believe in Jesus.
  4. FALSE. The same study showed that there are about the same portion of Jewish believers from Orthodox families as in the Jewish community at large.
  5. TRUE. Obviously.
  6. TRUE. The Old Testament is the same book, but in the Masoretic Text the books are arranged differently.
  7. FALSE. No further comment.
  8. FALSE. Beware of exaggerated claims from any place. Many Jews are believing in Jesus, but we haven’t yet seen a great revival.
  9. FALSE. A shofar is a ram’s horn, blown on special Jewish holidays such as Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur.
  10. TRUE. And many rabbis agree that they speak of the Messiah but most rabbis don’t see Jesus as the fulfillment.