Our Bodies Quiz


In Judaism, spirituality and physicality are closely connected, and Judaism has lots to say about issues like modesty and healthy behaviors. How much do you know about Jewish attitudes toward the body?

    Question 1 of 7:

    What is Maimonides' explanation for the requirement for Jewish men to wear beards?

     Moses had a beard so we honor him
     Pagan priests shaved
     God knew that European winters were cold
     The beard is a reminder of Esau, and we must keep him close to memory