Jewish Practices Quiz

Mitzvot–Judaism's commandments–guide Jewish practice. They have been interpreted and codified into a system called Halakhah–Jewish law. How much do you know about Jewish practices and the rules for Jewish daily life?

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Qustion 1. What is a herem?

A ban imposed on an individual to separate him/her from the other members of the community A space set aside for women A Jewish communal leader An expression of religious tolerance and diversity

Qustion 2. What Jewish practice is done immediately upon waking up in the morning?

Kissing the Mezuzah Washing the hands Praying Shaharit Brushing the teeth

Qustion 3. Which is the tractate of the Mishnah that is most directly concerned with ethics?

Bava Kamma Avot Nazir Pe'ah

Qustion 4. What is a mohar?

In ancient marriages, it was the price paid by the father of the groom to the father of the bride In ancient marriages it was the contract signed at the engagement In the Talmud is it the word used for a devious or untrustworthy friend In the Talmud it is the term for a divorcee

Qustion 5. The word tzitzit refers to

The fringes on the corners of garments The instrument blown at houses of mourning The modest garment that the dead are buried in A special hat a boy receives on his bar mitzvah

Qustion 6. In traditional communities, when a Jewish woman gets married she begins covering her

Ankles Hair Wrists Ears

Qustion 7. The Babylonian Talmud is the source for much of Jewish law. Where was it compiled?

The Ottoman Empire The Persian Empire Jerusalem A shtetl in Eastern Europe

Qustion 8. Around the year 200 CE, the earliest compendium of Jewish law was redacted. Which text is this?

The Assyrian Talmud The Jerusalem Talmud The Gemara The Mishnah

Qustion 9. According to Jewish law, one must wait between eating

dairy and eggs meat and dairy meat and eggs bread and meat

Qustion 10. What is the name of the headcovering worn by many Jewish men and some Jewish women?

Kittel Kippah Tallit Norman
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