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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 rabbis authored works on Reform Jewish practice?
Question 2 of 10
What was the central argument of Rabbi Zecharias Frankel's "Positive-Historical" approach to Judaism?
Question 3 of 10
What does the Conservative movement believe about halacha?
Question 4 of 10
The Geonim were halachic leaders in what places?
Question 5 of 10
Which is a handbook for Conservative rabbis?
Question 6 of 10
In the biblical story of the Daughters of Zelophehad, how do the title characters settle their halakhic dispute?
Question 7 of 10
Which movement attempted to claim the Vilna Gaon as an ancestor?
Question 8 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?
Question 9 of 10
Which of these is not a halachic guide published by the Conservative movement?
Question 10 of 10
Who may propose a halachic teshuvah in Conservative Judaism?

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