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
Who said: "There is nothing more beautiful for a wife than sitting in the corner of her house"?
Question 2 of 10
According to the Talmud, a man without a wife is
Question 3 of 10
Jewish feminists have worked extensively on all these causes except
Question 4 of 10
Under Jewish law, an agunah, or "chained woman" whose husband deserts her, is missing, or refuses to grant a divorce, is:
Question 5 of 10
What do medieval Jewish legal authorities think about wifebeating?
Question 6 of 10
Who was the first female rabbi in America?
Question 7 of 10
According to the Zohar, who presides over the halls of the afterlife?
Question 8 of 10
What are tekhines?
Question 9 of 10
Which publication aims "to foster discussion of Jewish women's issues... and to give women greater choice in Jewish life"?
Question 10 of 10
As a general rule, women are exempted from what commandments, according to rabbinic Judaism?

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