Conversion Quiz

How much do you know about conversion to Judaism?

The process of conversion depends on the overseeing rabbi, but generally includes a great deal of learning, culminating with an appearance before a Jewish court, the taking of a Hebrew name, circumcision for men, and a dunk in the ritual bath. How much do you know about Jewish conversion?

Question 1 of 10
What is a kelim mikveh?
Question 2 of 10
Which of these is not one of the steps of a traditional conversion?
Question 3 of 10
Which is NOT a Reform guideline for conversion?
Question 4 of 10
True or false: Jewish law allows people who were converted as infants or children to renounce their conversion when they reach the age of maturity.
Question 5 of 10
Can a doctor perform a circumcision instead of a mohel?
Question 6 of 10
For traditional Jews, a convert must assent to kabbalat ol ha-mitzvot, which is what?
Question 7 of 10
When did Jews engage in active proselytizing?
Question 8 of 10
True or false: A new convert traditionally adopts Abraham and Sarah as spiritual parents.
Question 9 of 10
True or false: Most Reform rabbis do not permit conversions for the sake of marriage, holding that such converts cannot truly be sincere Jews.
Question 10 of 10
What does the Hebrew word brit mean?