Safed, in northern Israel, was a hub for early Jewish mysticism's thinkers. (PikiWiki Israel)

Kabbalah & Mysticism Quiz

How much do you know about this area of Jewish contemplation and spirituality?

Jewish mystical teachings about the nature of God and reality have had a profound impact on the development of Judaism. How much do you know about this area of Jewish contemplation and spirituality?

Question 1 of 10
Which of the following people are associated with the authorhsip of the Zohar
Question 2 of 10
Rabbi Zalman Shachter-Shalomi, the founder of the Jewish Renewal movement, is especially interested in what aspect of religion?
Question 3 of 10
Which of these is a characteristic of what the contemporary scholar Moshe Idel calls "intensive mysticism"?
Question 4 of 10
What is significant about Safed, the northern Israeli city?
Question 5 of 10
According to Rabbi Yehuda Ashlag, the study of Kabbalah is:
Question 6 of 10
Why is Avraham Berg's Kabbalah Centre organization criticized by many Jewish institutions?
Question 7 of 10
Which of the following famous rabbinic commentators joined a group of mystics in Safed?
Question 8 of 10
Which of the following kabbalistic thinkers attempted to attain prophecy?
Question 9 of 10
True or false: Hasidism spread mystical thinking and living to the masses of European Jewry by teaching that all people could have an experiential connection with God.
Question 10 of 10
Which of the following non-kabbalistic books was written by a kabbalist?

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