Building a Jewish Home QuizA Jewish home has many unique features, and it is a key space for Jewish identity formation in families. How much do you know about Jewish home and family practices, rituals, and demographics?
Question 1. Which of these Jewish legal issues is NOT relevant to home life?
Blessings over food
None of the above
Question 2. The number of Jews older than 65 is
The same as it was in 1980
Growing at an unprecedented rate
On a decline because of increased lifespans
Larger than the number of Muslims over 65
Question 3. True or false: Historically, the Jewish home--in contrast to the study hall and synagogue--has been primarily a female space.
Question 4. What is the most prevalent symbol of a Jewish home?
A Torah scroll
A set of Talmud
Kosher pots and pans
Question 5. 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
Question 6. What percentage of intermarried couples raise their children as Jews?
Question 7. What is a reason that adoption is on the rise in the Jewish community?
Jewish babies in China are looking for Jewish homes in America
Jewish women do not want to be pregnant
Couples are waiting longer than in the past to get married and have children, increasing fertility problems
All of the above