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. 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 2. 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 3. Which of these biblical brothers were not rivals?
Cain and Abel
Isaac and Ishmael
Jacob and Esau
Reuben and Simeon
Question 4. Before a woman visits a ritual bath, how does she prepare?
Cleans under her fingernails, brushes her teeth, and removes all jewelry
Soaks in the bath for at least 3 hours
Rubs her body with oils or lotions to make her skin more fragrant
All of the above
Question 5. 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 6. 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 7. 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