Jewish Practices QuizMitzvot--Judaism's commandments--guide Jewish practice. They have been interpreted and codified into a system called Halakhah--Jewish law. How much do you know about Jewish practices and the rules for Jewish daily life?
Question 1. How many loaves of bread is it traditional to have on the table on Shabbat?
Question 2. Which of the Ten Commandments mandates having respect for one's parents?
The second commandment
The third commandment
The fifth commandment
The tenth commandment
Question 3. Which of the following is forbidden by the Torah?
Sexual relations with a girl before she has begun menstruating
Sexual relations with a woman when she is pregnant
Sexual relations with a woman who is post-menopause
Sexual relations with a woman while she is menstruating
Question 4. According to Jewish law, which of these are requirements a father must fulfill for his son?
Teach the child to swim
Teach the child how to make a living
Teach Torah to the child
All of the above
Question 5. According to Jewish law how many times should a Jewish person pray every day? Tzedakah is often translated as charity, but it’s more closely related to the concept of what?
Question 6. What does the Hebrew word mitzvah literally mean?
Question 7. The Hebrew name for the practice of hospitality is
Kibud av v'em
Question 8. According to Jewish law, how much charity should a person give every year?
5% of income
10% of income
20% of income
25% of income
Question 9. What is the meaning of the root of the word halakhah--the Hebrew term for Jewish law?
A & B
A & C
Question 10. What is the name of the halakhic code developed by Joseph Caro in the 16th century?