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 does the Hebrew word brit mean?
Question 2 of 10
What is a brit milah?
Question 3 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?
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
Which of these women is the biblical prototype of a convert?
Question 6 of 10
In the biblical period, how did people join the Israelite nation?
Question 7 of 10
What is the Hebrew term for immersion in the mikveh?
Question 8 of 10
What does a convert's immersion in the mikveh symbolize?
Question 9 of 10
Which of these is not one of the steps of a traditional conversion?
Question 10 of 10
True or false: All mikvehs are run by the Orthodox movement.

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