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
Which of these is a feminine name for God?
Question 2 of 10
Which of these is not an available source of information about Jewish women's lives in the Middle Ages?
Question 3 of 10
In 1975, the Reform movement introduced what concept in its new prayer book Gates of Prayer?
Question 4 of 10
What was Bella Abzug's profession before being elected to congress in 1971?
Question 5 of 10
What is the biblical precedent for allowing a woman to inherit her father's property, when she has no brothers?
Question 6 of 10
Who advocates for "engendering" Judaism by making gender a fundamental criterion for understanding the Jewish past and envisioning the Jewish future?
Question 7 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 8 of 10
According to the Talmud, a man without a wife is
Question 9 of 10
Who was the first female rabbi in America?
Question 10 of 10
Which of these is a famous Orthodox feminist?

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