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 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

Qustion 2. Who in the Bible is described an ezer k'negdo, a "helper opposite him"?

Adam Eve Moses Zipporah

Qustion 3. 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

Qustion 4. Which of these biblical couples experience a "love at first sight" romance?

Jacob and Rachel Jacob and Leah Aaron and Elisheva Sisera and Yael

Qustion 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

Qustion 6. 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 7. 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 8. 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

Qustion 9. What is a havruta?

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

Qustion 10. 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
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