Conversion Quiz

The process of conversion depends on the overseeing rabbi, but generally includes a great deal of learning, culminating with an appearance before a Jewish court, the taking of a Hebrew name, circumcision for men, and a dunk in the ritual bath. How much do you know about Jewish conversion?

Question 1 of :

Qustion 1. True or false: All mikvehs are run by the Orthodox movement.

True False

Qustion 2. What is a kelim mikveh?

A mikveh for children A mikveh for sinners A mikveh for the ultra-Orthodox A mikveh for dishes

Qustion 3. When did Jews engage in active proselytizing?

In the Middle Ages Under the Roman Empire Between World War I and World War II Never

Qustion 4. What blessing does a convert recite after immersion in the mikveh?

Blessed are You...who has sanctified us with His commandments and commanded us regarding immersion. Blessed are You...who has sanctified us with His commandments and commanded us regarding conversion. Blessed are you...who distinguishes between holy and profane, between the people of Israel and the other nations. Blessed are you...who is the true judge.

Qustion 5. What is the hatafat dam brit ceremony?

The ritual extraction of a drop of blood if the convert is already circumcised When the Beit Din meets to discuss the conversion Immersion in the mikveh The process for selecting a Hebrew name for a future convert

Qustion 6. Which of these women is the biblical prototype of a convert?

Miriam Esther Deborah Ruth

Qustion 7. What is the Hebrew term for immersion in the mikveh?

Minhag Brit Tevillah Simhat Bat

Qustion 8. True or false: An infant can be converted to Judaism without its consent?

True False

Qustion 9. Can a doctor perform a circumcision instead of a mohel?

Yes No

Qustion 10. True or false: Jewish law allows people who were converted as infants or children to renounce their conversion when they reach the age of maturity.

True False
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