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
Which of these is not a para-rabbinic role assumed by women in the Modern Orthodox community?
Question 2 of 10
According to the Zohar, who presides over the halls of the afterlife?
Question 3 of 10
What is the biblical precedent for allowing a woman to inherit her father's property, when she has no brothers?
Question 4 of 10
Which publication aims "to foster discussion of Jewish women's issues... and to give women greater choice in Jewish life"?
Question 5 of 10
Who advocates for "engendering" Judaism by making gender a fundamental criterion for understanding the Jewish past and envisioning the Jewish future?
Question 6 of 10
Who was the first female rabbi in America?
Question 7 of 10
In 1975, the Reform movement introduced what concept in its new prayer book Gates of Prayer?
Question 8 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 9 of 10
Which of these is a famous Orthodox feminist?
Question 10 of 10
Regina Jonas, often thought as the first female rabbi, was born and served as rabbi in which city?

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