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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 is Gates of Mitzvah?
Question 2 of 10
How many rabbis are on the Conservative Movement's Committee on Jewish Law and Standards?
Question 3 of 10
What is the Mishneh Torah?
Question 4 of 10
What does the Conservative movement believe about halacha?
Question 5 of 10
Which of these primary halachic texts was written first?
Question 6 of 10
What was the main difference between the Vilna Gaon and the leaders of the Hasidic movement?
Question 7 of 10
Which of these is not a halachic guide published by the Conservative movement?
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
What does Shulhan Arukh literally mean?
Question 10 of 10
Which is the first compiled halachic code?

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