Women participating in a Rosh Chodesh worship service at the Western Wall in Jerusalem, May 10, 2013. (Brian Negin/Flickr)

Jewish Gender & Feminism Quiz

How much do you know about gender issues in the Jewish past and present?

Even as Jewish women have attained ritual and leadership opportunities formerly restricted to them, the history of female exclusion in Judaism continues to linger. How much do you know about gender issues in the Jewish past and present?

Question 1 of 10
True or false: The mystics conceive of the relationship between God and the Jewish people in sexual terms, with God as male and the Jewish people as female.
Question 2 of 10
What are Orthodox women's tefillah groups?
Question 3 of 10
Which of these is a feminine name for God?
Question 4 of 10
True or false: Throughout Jewish history, only men had the obligation to say the Kaddish
Question 5 of 10
Regina Jonas, often thought as the first female rabbi, was born and served as rabbi in which city?
Question 6 of 10
What do medieval Jewish legal authorities think about wifebeating?
Question 7 of 10
True or false: Some scholars have found that ancient Israelite views of women were in many ways more positive than those in other ancient Near Eastern societies.
Question 8 of 10
True or false: In the Bible, women are sometimes presented as equal to men, and sometimes as subordinate.
Question 9 of 10
Which of these is not a para-rabbinic role assumed by women in the Modern Orthodox community?
Question 10 of 10
As a general rule, women are exempted from what commandments, according to rabbinic Judaism?

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