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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 does the Conservative movement believe about halacha?
Question 2 of 10
Which of the following compilers of halacha was careful to cite the sources in his work?
Question 3 of 10
In the biblical story of the Daughters of Zelophehad, how do the title characters settle their halakhic dispute?
Question 4 of 10
Who wrote the Shulhan Arukh?
Question 5 of 10
Which movement attempted to claim the Vilna Gaon as an ancestor?
Question 6 of 10
What did the book Sefer Me'irat Einayim try to do to the Shulhan Arukh?
Question 7 of 10
How many voting members serve on Committee of Jewish Law and Standards for the Conservative Movement?
Question 8 of 10
Which is the first compiled halachic code?
Question 9 of 10
What is the Mishneh Torah?
Question 10 of 10
What was the main difference between the Vilna Gaon and the leaders of the Hasidic movement?

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