Students at Pardes, a pluralistic yeshiva in Jerusalem. Copyright: Pardes Institute of Jewish Studies

Talmud Quiz

How much do you know about this influential and complex body of Jewish teachings?

The Talmud–which consists of the Mishnah and Gemara–explicates and builds upon the Torah’s laws and stories. How much do you know about this influential and complex body of Jewish teachings?

Question 1 of 10
Where is the commentary of the Tosafot on a page of Talmud?
Question 2 of 10
What does Talmud mean?
Question 3 of 10
What did the Talmudic commentator Menahem Meiri think of Christians?
Question 4 of 10
Why was the Mishnah so important?
Question 5 of 10
According to Jewish tradition, who compiled the Mishnah?
Question 6 of 10
Who was Beruriah?
Question 7 of 10
Which passages of the Talmud did Menahem Meiri ignore in his commentary to the Talmud?
Question 8 of 10
Which of these is not the subject of an order of the Mishnah?
Question 9 of 10
Which of the two Talmuds is considered more authoritative?
Question 10 of 10
Which of these was written in Aramaic?

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