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Our Bodies Quiz

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    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?
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    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