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?

Question 1 of :

Qustion 1. The Hebrew name for the practice of hospitality is

Kibud av v'em Tzniut Matanot l’evyonim Hakhnasat orhim

Qustion 2. 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 3. What is the Hebrew word for holiness?

Kedushah Barukh Minyan Tallit

Qustion 4. 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 5. True or false: Originally, the term minhag, meaning "custom," referred to a practice about which the law was very specific, but whose details were up for debate.

True False

Qustion 6. What is Levirate marriage?

The obligation of a surviving brother to marry the widow of his brother if he died without having fathered children The obligation of a Jewish woman to marry a Levite if there is one who desires her The custom of inviting a Levite to officiate at a Jewish wedding The name for a marriage that has not been consummated

Qustion 7. True or False: Visiting the sick is a mitzvah.

True False

Qustion 8. According to Jewish law, which of these are requirements a father must fulfill for his son?

Teach the child to swim Teach the child how to make a living Teach Torah to the child All of the above

Qustion 9. True or false: Many mitzvot cannot be fulfilled since to the destruction of the Temple.

True False

Qustion 10. What does a mezuzah contain?

A small parchment scroll A chai charm The text of the Jewish wedding contract An Aramaic chant
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