Rabbis in Movies Quiz

By | Feb 11, 2013
Arts, Arts & Culture

With the Oscars less than two weeks away, take Moment‘s quiz to test your knowledge of holy men (and women) in Hollywood.

  1. _____ stars as Rabbi Tuckman in the 1993 parody, Robin Hood: Men in Tights.
  2. In the 1998 psychological thriller, Pi, _____ appears as Rabbi Cohen.
  3. Edward Norton and _____ star as Father Brian Finn and Rabbi Jake Schram in the 2000 romantic comedy, Keeping the Faith.
  4. _____ plays “The Rabbi,” the rival of Morgan Freeman’s character, “The Boss,” in the 2006 crime thriller, Lucky Number Slevin.
  5. In the 1979 film, The Frisco Kid, _____ stars as a Polish rabbi who befriends a bank robber played by Harrison Ford.
  6. Woody Allen’s 1989 Academy Award-winning film, Crimes and Misdemeanors features _____, who plays Ben, a rabbi losing his eyesight.
  7. _____ plays a rabbi in two movies: the 1989 film, Enemies: A Love Story, a film adaptation of Isaac Bashevis Singer’s 1996 novel, and the 1968 film, Bye Bye Braverman.
  8. In Keeping Up With the Steins, a 2006 comedy about a family planning an elaborate bar mitzvah, _____ plays Rabbi Schulberg.
  9. _____ plays Rabbi Marshak, _____ plays Rabbi Nachter and _____ plays Rabbi Scott Ginsler in the 2009 film, A Serious Man, about a Minnesota Jew who starts to question his faith.
  10. Reb Saunders, a charismatic Hasidic rebbe in Brooklyn, is played by _____ in the 1981 film, The Chosen.
  11. In the 2002 film, Stolen Summer, about a Catholic boy who decides to convert a Jew to Catholicism to get him into heaven, _____ plays Rabbi Jacobsen.
  12. _____ plays the rabbi who delivers the opening monologue at a funeral in the 2003 HBO miniseries, Angels in America.
  13. _____ plays the rabbi in the 1971 classic, Fiddler on the Roof.


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