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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
True or false: When it was published, the legal authority of the Shulhan Arukh was not universally accepted.
Question 2 of 10
What do most scholars believe about the She'iltot?
Question 3 of 10
What is Gates of Mitzvah?
Question 4 of 10
Who may propose a halachic teshuvah in Conservative Judaism?
Question 5 of 10
Which is the first compiled halachic code?
Question 6 of 10
Which of the following compilers of halacha was careful to cite the sources in his work?
Question 7 of 10
Which of these is not a halachic guide published by the Conservative movement?
Question 8 of 10
In which area was the Vilna Gaon critical of Maimonides?
Question 9 of 10
How many rabbis are on the Conservative Movement's Committee on Jewish Law and Standards?
Question 10 of 10
Which is a handbook for Conservative rabbis?

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