Nature & the Environment Quiz


The environment impacts so many aspects of life, from the air we breathe to the water we drink. How much do you know about green issues in Jewish thought and practice?

    Question 1 of 7:

    Which of these statements about shehita (the process of kosher slaughtering) is true?

     Jewish law wants the butcher to look in the eyes of the animals before he or she kills it
     Shehita is generally understood to cause less suffering to the animal than modes of slaughter that do not guarantee immediate death
     It is the cleanest and most efficient method of killing an animal
     The violence is quick and brutal, which is what is mandated by King David in the Book of Samuel