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 the following biblical pairs are described as having an exemplary friendship?
Eliezer and Laban
Rachel and Bilhah
Jonathan and David
David and Saul
Question 2. 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 3. 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 4. 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 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. 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 7. 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