Women participating in a Rosh Chodesh worship service at the Western Wall in Jerusalem, May 10, 2013. (Brian Negin/Flickr)

Jewish Gender & Feminism Quiz

How much do you know about gender issues in the Jewish past and present?

Even as Jewish women have attained ritual and leadership opportunities formerly restricted to them, the history of female exclusion in Judaism continues to linger. How much do you know about gender issues in the Jewish past and present?

Question 1 of 10
What was life like for Jewish women in the Middle Ages?
Question 2 of 10
Who said: "There is nothing more beautiful for a wife than sitting in the corner of her house"?
Question 3 of 10
What was Bella Abzug's profession before being elected to congress in 1971?
Question 4 of 10
Which of the following is a quote from Golda Meir?
Question 5 of 10
Who sparked Second Wave feminism with the 1963 publication of The Feminine Mystique?
Question 6 of 10
Jewish feminists have worked extensively on all these causes except
Question 7 of 10
According to the Zohar, who presides over the halls of the afterlife?
Question 8 of 10
Who advocates for "engendering" Judaism by making gender a fundamental criterion for understanding the Jewish past and envisioning the Jewish future?
Question 9 of 10
Which of these is a famous Orthodox feminist?
Question 10 of 10
Which of the following was NOT included in the "Call for Change" issued by the women of the Ezrat Nashim movement ing the 1970s?

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