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:

    What is the biblical precedent for allowing a woman to inherit her father's property, when she has no brothers?

     Hannah and her seven sons
     Miriam and the women leaving Eypt
     The daughters of Zelophehad
     Deborah the prophetess and her successful leadership