Jewish Gender & Feminism Quiz


Even as Jewish women have attained ritual and leadership opportunities formerly restricted to them, the history of female exclusion in Judaism continues to linger. How much do you know about gender issues in the Jewish past and present?

    Question 1 of 7:

    Under Jewish law, an agunah, or "chained woman" whose husband deserts her, is missing, or refuses to grant a divorce, is:

     Supposed to fast until he returns
     Not allowed to remarry
     Forced to marry her husband's brother
     Required to go in a mikveh before remarrying