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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
Which of these primary halachic texts was written first?
Question 2 of 10
What was the central argument of Rabbi Zecharias Frankel's "Positive-Historical" approach to Judaism?
Question 3 of 10
Which of these is not a halachic guide published by the Conservative movement?
Question 4 of 10
What was Rabbi Moshe Feinstein's ruling regarding taking out life insurance?
Question 5 of 10
What is the Mishneh Torah?
Question 6 of 10
Which 17th-century rabbi helped define halakhot about how Sephardic and Ashkenazic rabbis may react with each other?
Question 7 of 10
Who wrote the Shulhan Arukh?
Question 8 of 10
Which secular subject was the Vilna Gaon well-versed in?
Question 9 of 10
Which of these rabbis authored works on Reform Jewish practice?
Question 10 of 10
What is a luach?

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