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. According to Jewish law, which of these are requirements a father must fulfill for his son?
Teach him to swim
Teach him how to make a living
Teach him Torah
All of the above
Question 2. 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 3. Which of these biblical brothers were not rivals?
Cain and Abel
Isaac and Ishmael
Jacob and Esau
Reuben and Simeon
Question 4. 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
Question 5. What is a havruta?
A loving marriage
A friend with whom one studies Jewish texts
A friend from birth
A long-lost brother
Question 6. Who in the Bible is described an ezer k'negdo, a "helper opposite him"?
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