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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
Who wrote the Shulhan Arukh?
Question 2 of 10
Who was the author of the Iggerot Moshe?
Question 3 of 10
What was the first period of halachic productivity after the close of the Talmud?
Question 4 of 10
The Geonim were halachic leaders in what places?
Question 5 of 10
What was unique about the Tur (also known as the Arba'ah Turim), among halakhic texts of its time?
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 an important halachic text produced in the Middle Ages?
Question 8 of 10
Who was the Rif?
Question 9 of 10
Who is Ovadiah Yosef?
Question 10 of 10
Which is a handbook for Conservative rabbis?

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