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:

    What is the traditional Jewish theological understanding of humanity’s relationship with the earth?

     The heavens are for God and the earth was set aside for humanity, so we can do with it whatever we want
     God gives careful instructions about what parts of the environment we are free to do with as we wish, and which are to be dedicated to His glory
     To the extent that the forces of nature can be harnessed, it is the job of humanity to be the stewards of the world, and to act on behalf of God
     Each person's relationship to the environment is determined by God, and it is each person's responsibility to seek out the appropriate balance