Jews facts Selected as the most interesting among landmarks related questions in Landmarks quiz What was offered to Albert Einstein in 1952?Presidency of Israel. In 1952, Prime Minister David Ben-Gurion offered Einstein the position of President of Israel to Albert Einstein, after the death of Israel's first president, Chaim Weizmann. Einstein, then aged 73, refused: "I lack both the natural aptitude and the experience to deal properly with people". He died three years later.Created by: globalquiz.orgscientists facts » These temporary huts on balconies are constructed only for one week every year. Who lives here?Jews. A sukkah is a temporary hut constructed for use during the week-long Jewish festival of Sukkot. It a symbolic shelter, commemorating the time God provided for the Israelites in the wilderness they inhabited after they were freed from slavery in Egypt. Many observant Jews will spend the whole week in the sukkah. The festival of Sukkot is held in autumn, in September or October.Created by: VijayJudaism facts » What was the color of Jesus' eyes?Brown. The Scriptures tell us that Jesus didn’t look different from an ordinary Jewish man of His time. Any other color of eyes than brown would have been surely noted down. In the 2004 movie, The Passion of the Christ, Jesus was portrayed by Jim Caviezel who had his blue eyes digitally changed to brown.Created by: Kinga Heyes facts » In which country is Jewish Autonomous Region?Russia. The Jewish Autonomous Oblast is a federal subject of Russia in the Russian Far East, bordering China. Soviet authorities established it in 1934 as the result of Stalin's nationality policy. The Jewish population peaked in 1948 at around 30,000, about one-quarter of the region's population. Today only about 4,000 Jews remain in the region - but it is still oficially named as Jewish.Created by: globalquiz.orggeography of Russia facts » In which European country occupied by Nazis, 99% of Jews survived the Holocaust?Denmark. In 1943, 95% of Jews from Nazi-occupied Denmark were evacuated to Sweden in an event known as the rescue of the Danish Jews. It was a collective achievement of the Danish resistance movement, German diplomat Georg Ferdinand Duckwitz (who warned the Danish Jews about the intended deportation to Germany) and many ordinary Danish citizens, mostly policemen and fishermen.Created by: globalquiz.orghistory of Scandinavia facts » Where is this Holocaust Memorial?In Berlin. The Memorial to the Murdered Jews of Europe is a well known memorial in Berlin to the Jewish victims of the Holocaust. It consists of 2,711 concrete blocks. Opened in 2005, this large memorial site (19,000 m2, 4.7-acre) is today one of the must-see places in Berlin. It is estimated that some 3.5 million visitors entered the memorial in the first year it was open, or about 10,000 every day.Created by: Hitter smasherBerlin facts » How many Jews live in Israel? (of the global population of Jews)42%. About 42% of all Jews reside in Israel and about 42% reside in the United States and Canada, with most of the remainder living mostly in Europe.Created by: globalquiz.orgdemographics facts » Where was Knaanic language used? In Central Europe. Knaanic, also called Judaeo-Czech, is an extinct West Slavic Jewish language, formerly spoken in the lands of the Western Slavs, notably the Czech lands, but also the lands of modern Poland, Lusatia and other Sorbian regions. It became extinct in the Late Middle Ages and was replaced by Yiddish.Created by: Katarzyna Dąbrowskalanguages facts » Which notation is correct - "jew" or "Jew"?Depends on meaning. Word "Jew" means a person, who belongs to The Jewish people, similarly as "Pole" or "Englishman". Word "jew" means a Judaism follower, likewise "christian". In case of this religion these words often (but not always!) mean same the thing. Created by: mkraveIsrael facts » Play landmarks quiz and see all the questions.