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:

    As a general rule, women are exempted from what commandments, according to rabbinic Judaism?

     Positive time-bound commandments, like fixed prayer
     Commandments related to the Temple, like animal sacrifice
     Negative commandments, like the prohibition to covet
     All commandments except those that relate to marriage and child-rearing