Safed, in northern Israel, was a hub for early Jewish mysticism's thinkers. (PikiWiki Israel)

Kabbalah & Mysticism Quiz

How much do you know about this area of Jewish contemplation and spirituality?

Jewish mystical teachings about the nature of God and reality have had a profound impact on the development of Judaism. How much do you know about this area of Jewish contemplation and spirituality?

Question 1 of 10
Which of the following famous rabbinic commentators joined a group of mystics in Safed?
Question 2 of 10
Rabbi Zalman Shachter-Shalomi, the founder of the Jewish Renewal movement, is especially interested in what aspect of religion?
Question 3 of 10
In 1968, Arthur Green, before he became a prominent Jewish Renewal rabbi, compared the experience of studying kabbalah to:
Question 4 of 10
Which of the following kabbalistic thinkers attempted to attain prophecy?
Question 5 of 10
Which of these Jewish thinkers played a key role in popularizing Jewish meditation?
Question 6 of 10
The earliest disseminated text of Kabbalistic thought was:
Question 7 of 10
The key concepts of Lurianic kabbalah include
Question 8 of 10
Which of the following non-kabbalistic books was written by a kabbalist?
Question 9 of 10
Abraham Abulafia, a 13th-century mystic, was a devoted follower of
Question 10 of 10
What are kelipot?

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