Science & Judaism QuizThe Bible and Talmud saw science and Jewish tradition as pathways to the same divine truth. But still, the two regularly come in conflict. How much do you know about the relationship between science and Judaism?
Question 1. True or False: Carl Jung was Jewish.
Question 2. True or false: The rabbis of the Talmud developed intricacies of Jewish law to deal with the phenomenon of intersex people.
Question 3. True or false: In traditional Jewish thought, evolution is always rejected.
Question 4. Which of these Jewish thinkers also developed astronomical models, tables for solar and lunar motion, and a plan for a camera obscura?
Question 5. Which of the following people is known as the "Zoo Rabbi," committed to understanding the role of science in traditional Jewish sources?
Rabbi Natan Slifkin
Rabbi Avi Shafran
Rabbi A.J. Heschel
Rabbi Rachel Adler
Question 6. Which famous Jewish patient of Sigmund Freud was known by the pseudonym of "Anna O," and was famous for developing the "talking cure"?
Rabbi Yosef Yitzchok Schneerson
Question 7. In traditional Jewish law, who decides whether a person who is sick should eat on Yom Kippur?
The person's doctor
The person's rabbi
The person him- or herself
The person must always fast