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
True or false: Some scholars have found that ancient Israelite views of women were in many ways more positive than those in other ancient Near Eastern societies.
Question 2 of 10
Regina Jonas, often thought as the first female rabbi, was born and served as rabbi in which city?
Question 3 of 10
Jewish feminists have worked extensively on all these causes except
Question 4 of 10
True or false: In the Bible, women are sometimes presented as equal to men, and sometimes as subordinate.
Question 5 of 10
Which publication aims "to foster discussion of Jewish women's issues... and to give women greater choice in Jewish life"?
Question 6 of 10
Which of these is a feminine name for God?
Question 7 of 10
What are Orthodox women's tefillah groups?
Question 8 of 10
Who said: "There is nothing more beautiful for a wife than sitting in the corner of her house"?
Question 9 of 10
True or false: The mystics conceive of the relationship between God and the Jewish people in sexual terms, with God as male and the Jewish people as female.
Question 10 of 10
Who sparked Second Wave feminism with the 1963 publication of The Feminine Mystique?