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 the Hebrew term for the three-person rabbinic court that takes responsibility for a conversion?
Question 2 of 10
For traditional Jews, a convert must assent to kabbalat ol ha-mitzvot, which is what?
Question 3 of 10
What is a brit milah?
Question 4 of 10
Who usually performs the act of circumcision?
Question 5 of 10
In the book of Exodus, non-Israelites who fled Egypt with the Hebrews were referred to as what?
Question 6 of 10
What blessing does a convert recite after immersion in the mikveh?
Question 7 of 10
When did the Jewish "tradition" of dissuading potential converts originate?
Question 8 of 10
In the biblical period, how did people join the Israelite nation?
Question 9 of 10
How much of your body must be immersed in the mikveh?
Question 10 of 10
Which is the proper order of the conversion process?

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