Our Bodies QuizIn Judaism, spirituality and physicality are closely connected, and Judaism has lots to say about issues like modesty and healthy behaviors. How much do you know about Jewish attitudes toward the body?
Question 1. During which prayer on the High Holidays is it common to prostrate oneself fully on the ground.
Question 2. When Jewish women cover their hair, what does this traditionally indicate?
That they are dating
That they are married
That they are engaged
That they are pregnant
Question 3. Which of these words in the Tanakh does NOT describe the soul?
Question 4. What is pikuach nefesh?
The study of medicine
The biblical law against unnecessary surgery
The codes concerning modesty
The saving of a life
Question 5. True or false: The Torah prohibits men from wearing women's clothes, and vice versa.
Question 6. What does the Hebrew word tz'ni'ut mean?
Question 7. The Torah provides extensive detail regarding the clothing of:
The patriarchs--Abraham, Isaac, Jacob
The High Priest