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. 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 3. Which of these biblical brothers were not rivals?
Cain and Abel
Isaac and Ishmael
Jacob and Esau
Reuben and Simeon
Question 4. According to the Talmud, who are the 3 partners in a person's creation?
Parents, God, community
Father, mother, earth mother
Mother, father, God
Father, son, holy ghost
Question 5. 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 6. 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 7. 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