Death and Mourning Quiz

What are the history and practical aspects of Jewish bereavement?

Question 1 of 10
How is suicide treated in Jewish tradition?
Question 2 of 10
According to Maimonides, the rules of mourning apply after the death of anyone older than
Question 3 of 10
True or false: In Jewish law, a dying person is not afforded the same rights as a healthy person.
Question 4 of 10
In the 12-month mourning period after the death of a parent, which of these activities is it customary for a mourner to refrain from?
Question 5 of 10
Which of the following is NOT a common custom during shiva?
Question 6 of 10
What is a hevra kaddisha?
Question 7 of 10
What is a shomer in the context of death and mourning?
Question 8 of 10
According to tradition, what do Jews do to initiate the mourning period?
Question 9 of 10
True or false: Jewish tradition has no laws against cremation.
Question 10 of 10
After the establishment of the State of Israel, what did Israel's Knesset decide was the only crime punishable by death?

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