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?

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Qustion 1. What is a kelim mikveh?

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

Qustion 2. What happened to Warder Cresson after he converted to Judaism?

He became a rabbi He became a cantor He was put on trial for insanity He became the first Jewish mayor in America

Qustion 3. 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 4. 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 5. Who usually performs the act of circumcision?

The Rabbi The Hazzan The Father The Mohel

Qustion 6. What does the Hebrew word brit mean?

Daughter Circumcision Covenant Celebration

Qustion 7. Which of these women is the biblical prototype of a convert?

Miriam Esther Deborah Ruth

Qustion 8. 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 9. How much of your body must be immersed in the mikveh?

Just your feet Up to your waist Up to your shoulders Your entire body

Qustion 10. True or false: An infant can be converted to Judaism without its consent?

True False
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