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
True or false: An infant can be converted to Judaism without its consent?
Question 2 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 3 of 10
When did the Jewish "tradition" of dissuading potential converts originate?
Question 4 of 10
What does the Hebrew word brit mean?
Question 5 of 10
According to traditional Judaism, who has sole authority to authorize a conversion to Judaism?
Question 6 of 10
What does conversion to Judaism require?
Question 7 of 10
What does a convert's immersion in the mikveh symbolize?
Question 8 of 10
Talmudic Judaism considered you Jewish if
Question 9 of 10
True or false: In most Jewish communities, circumcision is not required to convert a baby boy.
Question 10 of 10
Which movement controls the conversion process in Israel?

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