Relationships QuizRespect, education, and holiness are at the core of most Jewish laws regarding dealing with others. But what are the details of what Judaism advises for spouses, parents, children, siblings, and friends?
Question 1. Which of these biblical brothers were not rivals?
Cain and Abel
Isaac and Ishmael
Jacob and Esau
Reuben and Simeon
Question 2. Which of the Ten Commandments mandates having respect for one’s parents?
The second commandment
The fourth commandment
The fifth commandment
The tenth commandment
Question 3. The Torah says that one who respects his or her parents will be rewarded in what way?
With great wealth
With long life
With great respect from the Jewish people
With a guaranteed entrance into Olam Haba, the World to Come
Question 4. Which of the following are situations in which the Talmud allows a child to disobey his or her parents?
When a parent asks a child to violate Shabbat
When a child wants to move to Israel and his parents forbid the move
When a child wants to stay up late to learn Torah, but her parents say she has to go to bed
A and C
A and B
Question 5. What is Levirate marriage?
The obligation of a brother to marry his brother's widow if the deceased brother left no children behind
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
Question 6. 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 it is the word used for a devious or untrustworthy friend
In the Talmud it is the term for a divorcee
Question 7. How is sex within marriage seen by Jewish tradition?
As an obligation, but not one that should be done with excessive enthusiasm
As part of the human drive for holiness
As necessary in order to procreate, but not once the woman has reached menopause
As a beautiful but not obligatory part of a marriage