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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 is NOT an important halachic text produced in the Middle Ages?
Question 2 of 10
Who is Ovadiah Yosef?
Question 3 of 10
What was the main difference between the Vilna Gaon and the leaders of the Hasidic movement?
Question 4 of 10
Which of these is not a halachic guide published by the Conservative movement?
Question 5 of 10
What was unique about the Tur (also known as the Arba'ah Turim), among halakhic texts of its time?
Question 6 of 10
Who was the author of the Iggerot Moshe?
Question 7 of 10
What does Shulhan Arukh literally mean?
Question 8 of 10
How many voting members serve on Committee of Jewish Law and Standards for the Conservative Movement?
Question 9 of 10
What was the first period of halachic productivity after the close of the Talmud?
Question 10 of 10
Which of the following compilers of halacha was careful to cite the sources in his work?

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