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 is a responsibility Jewish parents have toward a first-born son?
They must redeem him from the priesthood
They must educate him
They must circumcise him
All of the above
Question 2. Which of these biblical brothers were not rivals?
Cain and Abel
Isaac and Ishmael
Jacob and Esau
Reuben and Simeon
Question 3. Which of the following biblical pairs are described as having an exemplary friendship?
Eliezer and Laban
Rachel and Bilhah
Jonathan and David
David and Saul
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. Which of the Ten Commandments mandates having respect for one’s parents?
The second commandment
The fourth commandment
The fifth commandment
The tenth commandment