Jewish Ethics Quiz

How much do you know about Jewish ethics?

Judaism has a lot to say about ethics. How can we be responsible businesspeople? What constitutes talking about someone (and is it ever good to)? How can we be mensches — and what is a mensch, anyway?

Question 1 of 10
"Let not your Shabbat speech be like your daily speech." Where does this statement come from?
Question 2 of 10
If you tell a friend, "I heard that Michael was fired from his last job because he was caught embezzling," what ethical speech rule are you violating?
Question 3 of 10
In the Talmud, what is robbing a person of even a penny comparable to?
Question 4 of 10
According to the rabbis of the Talmud, lying to receive future benefits from another person is like what?
Question 5 of 10
If you see your friend being rude to the barista at Starbucks, and then go and tell another friend about it, that constitutes:
Question 6 of 10
According to Maimonides, which of these are jobs for civil magistrates and officials?
Question 7 of 10
What is a gemah?
Question 8 of 10
True or false: According to Judaism, as long as what you're saying is true, there's no problem saying it to others.
Question 9 of 10
Which of the following is a case where it is permissible to lie according to Jewish law?
Question 10 of 10
Which of the following does Greco-Jewish philosopher Philo prohibit under "do not covet"?

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