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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 was the first period of halachic productivity after the close of the Talmud?
Question 2 of 10
Which 17th-century rabbi helped define halakhot about how Sephardic and Ashkenazic rabbis may react with each other?
Question 3 of 10
What is a luach?
Question 4 of 10
In which area was the Vilna Gaon critical of Maimonides?
Question 5 of 10
Which is a handbook for Conservative rabbis?
Question 6 of 10
Which of these is not a halachic guide published by the Conservative movement?
Question 7 of 10
What is Gates of Mitzvah?
Question 8 of 10
Who may propose a halachic teshuvah in Conservative Judaism?
Question 9 of 10
Which secular subject was the Vilna Gaon well-versed in?
Question 10 of 10
While studying halacha, which of the following did the yeshivas of Lithuania emphasize in the 1800s and early 1900s?

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