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 was the first female rabbi in America?
Question 2 of 10
True or false: In medieval mystical theology, all of God's ten attributes are female.
Question 3 of 10
Who sparked Second Wave feminism with the 1963 publication of The Feminine Mystique?
Question 4 of 10
What is the biblical precedent for allowing a woman to inherit her father's property, when she has no brothers?
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
What are Orthodox women's tefillah groups?
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
In 1975, the Reform movement introduced what concept in its new prayer book Gates of Prayer?
Question 10 of 10
Historically, how did Jewish women celebrate the appearance of a new moon?

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