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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 main difference between the Vilna Gaon and the leaders of the Hasidic movement?
Question 2 of 10
What is the Mishneh Torah?
Question 3 of 10
Who was Rabbi Moshe Feinstein?
Question 4 of 10
What does Shulhan Arukh literally mean?
Question 5 of 10
Which 17th-century rabbi helped define halakhot about how Sephardic and Ashkenazic rabbis may react with each other?
Question 6 of 10
What is Gates of Mitzvah?
Question 7 of 10
In halachic texts, what does the word teshuva mean?
Question 8 of 10
What do most scholars believe about the She'iltot?
Question 9 of 10
How many voting members serve on Committee of Jewish Law and Standards for the Conservative Movement?
Question 10 of 10
In which area was the Vilna Gaon critical of Maimonides?

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