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: Most Reform rabbis do not permit conversions for the sake of marriage, holding that such converts cannot truly be sincere Jews.

True False

Qustion 2. In the book of Exodus, non-Israelites who fled Egypt with the Hebrews were referred to as what?

A Mixed Multitude Christians Holier Than A Friend Light of God

Qustion 3. What is the Hebrew term for the three-person rabbinic court that takes responsibility for a conversion?

Mohel Beit Din Knesset Tevillah

Qustion 4. The Jewish conversion process reflects which historical process?

When the Israelites became God's people and accepted God's covenant at Sinai When Abraham circumcised himself When Noah accepted a covenant with God in the form of a rainbow When babies were accepted into the Jewish community by the Temple priests

Qustion 5. 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

Qustion 6. For traditional Jews, a convert must assent to kabbalat ol ha-mitzvot, which is what?

Observing a few selected commandments Committing to the performance of the Jewish commandments Accepting the validity of the Jewish commandments Both A & B Both B & C

Qustion 7. What was the first movement to create an outreach program for intermarried couples?

Orthodox Conservative Reform Reconstructionist

Qustion 8. What is giyur?

A convert A potential convert Conversion A descendant of one of the Seven Nations

Qustion 9. True or false: All mikvehs are run by the Orthodox movement.

True False

Qustion 10. When is the ceremony of hatafat dam brit performed?

The day after a baby is born The day before a boy's Bar Mitzvah For an adult male convert prior to his conversion The day before a man's wedding
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