Building a Jewish Home Quiz

A Jewish home has many unique features, and it is a key space for Jewish identity formation in families. How much do you know about Jewish home and family practices, rituals, and demographics?

Question 1 of :

Qustion 1. What is the most prevalent symbol of a Jewish home?

A Torah scroll A set of Talmud Kosher pots and pans A mezuzah

Qustion 2. What factors contribute to a Jewish population that is increasingly non-white?

Adoption Intermarriage Adult conversion All of the above

Qustion 3. What is a reason that adoption is on the rise in the Jewish community?

Jewish babies in China are looking for Jewish homes in America Jewish women do not want to be pregnant Couples are waiting longer than in the past to get married and have children, increasing fertility problems All of the above

Qustion 4. True or false: A higher percentage of Jewish men than Jewish women marry a non-Jewish partner.

True False

Qustion 5. Other than a space for prayer, what might a synagogue house?

A study hall A ritual bath A gym All of the above

Qustion 6. What is the most famous biblical example of adoption?

Abraham adopts Isaac Mordecai adopts Esther Boaz adopts Ruth Moses adopts Aaron

Qustion 7. True or false: Gay and lesbian couples are finding contemporary Jewish communities to be increasingly accepting of them, and they are adopting children and raising them within the Jewish community.

True False

Qustion 8. According to the National Jewish Population Survey of 1990, what was the most common Jewish American household?

One adult Jew living alone Two adult Jews living with one child Two adult Jews living with two or three children One adult Jew living with one adult non-Jew

Qustion 9. Which of these lifecycle rituals takes place at home?

Wedding Bar Mitzvah Divorce Ceremony Shiva

Qustion 10. Which of these Jewish legal issues is NOT relevant to home life?

Kashrut Marital relations Blessings over food None of the above
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