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Halacha Quiz

How much do you know about Jewish law and its foundational texts?

Jewish authorities have produced over time a major body of legal texts, governing nearly every aspect of Jewish practice–or Halacha. How much do you know about Jewish law and its foundational texts?

Question 1 of 10
What is Gates of Mitzvah?
Question 2 of 10
The Geonim were halachic leaders in what places?
Question 3 of 10
Which is the first compiled halachic code?
Question 4 of 10
Which of these rabbis authored works on Reform Jewish practice?
Question 5 of 10
Which movement attempted to claim the Vilna Gaon as an ancestor?
Question 6 of 10
True or false: When it was published, the legal authority of the Shulhan Arukh was not universally accepted.
Question 7 of 10
True or false: While early Reform leaders rejected halakhah outright, more recent Reform leaders have argued that halakhah is still important.
Question 8 of 10
Who wrote the Shulhan Arukh?
Question 9 of 10
What was the first period of halachic productivity after the close of the Talmud?
Question 10 of 10
What is the central difference between the code of law written by Joseph Caro, and the gloss to that code written by Moshe Isserles?

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