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 blessing does a convert recite after immersion in the mikveh?
Question 2 of 10
How much of your body must be immersed in the mikveh?
Question 3 of 10
True or false: A new convert traditionally adopts Abraham and Sarah as spiritual parents.
Question 4 of 10
What is the Hebrew term for the three-person rabbinic court that takes responsibility for a conversion?
Question 5 of 10
According to traditional Judaism, who has sole authority to authorize a conversion to Judaism?
Question 6 of 10
What is the first step to converting to Judaism in the Reform approach?
Question 7 of 10
For traditional Jews, a convert must assent to kabbalat ol ha-mitzvot, which is what?
Question 8 of 10
Who usually performs the act of circumcision?
Question 9 of 10
What is giyur?
Question 10 of 10
Which biblical book has a passage that refers to converts, and, according to R. Ishmael, guarantees converts the same civil law protections as native Israelites?