Conversion QuizThe process of conversion depends on the overseeing rabbi, but generally includes a great deal of learning, culminating with an appearance before a Jewish court, the taking of a Hebrew name, circumcision for men, and a dunk in the ritual bath. How much do you know about Jewish conversion?
Question 1. According to traditional Judaism, who has sole authority to authorize a conversion to Judaism?
A beit din
Your local rabbi
A referendum at a synagogue
Question 2. Which of these women is the biblical prototype of a convert?
Question 3. What is a brit milah?
Baby naming for a boy
Baby naming for a girl
Oath of commitment to Judaism
Question 4. Which movement controls the conversion process in Israel?
Question 5. Talmudic Judaism considered you Jewish if
Your mother was Jewish
Your father was Jewish
You converted to Judaism in a halakhic manner
Both a and c
Question 6. What is the Hebrew term for immersion in the mikveh?
Question 7. How much of your body must be immersed in the mikveh?
Just your feet
Up to your waist
Up to your shoulders
Your entire body
Question 8. True or false: In most Jewish communities, circumcision is not required to convert a baby boy.
Question 9. True or false: Jewish law allows people who were converted as infants or children to renounce their conversion when they reach the age of maturity.
Question 10. What is giyur?
A potential convert
A descendant of one of the Seven Nations