Relationships Quiz


Respect, 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?

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Qustion 1. Which of the Ten Commandments mandates having respect for one’s parents?

The second commandment The fourth commandment The fifth commandment The tenth commandment

Qustion 2. 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

Qustion 3. What is a havruta?

A loving marriage A friend with whom one studies Jewish texts A friend from birth A long-lost brother

Qustion 4. 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

Qustion 5. 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

Qustion 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

Qustion 7. 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

Qustion 8. Which of these biblical brothers were not rivals?

Cain and Abel Isaac and Ishmael Jacob and Esau Reuben and Simeon

Qustion 9. 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

Qustion 10. 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
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