Suffering & Evil Quiz


Jewish thinkers throughout the ages have asked: Why do bad things happen to good people?

    Question 1 of 10:

    What was the reaction of the Jewish philosophical community in the first 20 years following the Holocaust?

     That the state of affairs in the world created the evil of the Holocaust
     That the Holocaust was not itself evil--what was problematic was the human desire for cruelty
     There was no forceful reaction--nobody knew how to deal with the Holocaust
     That the Holocaust was, in some way, indirectly the fault of the victims