Nature & the Environment Quiz

How much do you know about green issues in Jewish thought and practice?

The environment impacts so many aspects of life, from the air we breathe to the water we drink. How much do you know about green issues in Jewish thought and practice?

Question 1 of 10
In what way is Tuv Ha'Aretz, the first Jewish Community-Supported Agriculture program in North America, different from other CSAs?
Question 2 of 10
What does the Torah mandate the Jewish people do every seven years?
Question 3 of 10
What is the traditional Jewish theological understanding of humanity’s relationship with the earth?
Question 4 of 10
What is the Jewish attitude toward natural resources?
Question 5 of 10
Which of these Jewish principles can be used as a guide when dealing with issues of genetic engineering?
Question 6 of 10
In what book does the commandment to be fruitful and multiply the earth first appear?
Question 7 of 10
According to Rabbi Samson Raphael Hirsch, why did the Bible require that levitical cities be surrounded by green space?
Question 8 of 10
The following quote is attributed to what great Jewish thinker: "It is not only forbidden to destroy fruit-bearing trees but whoever breaks vessels, tears clothes, demolishes a building, stops up a fountain or wastes food, in a destructive way, offends against the law of 'thou shalt not destroy.'"
Question 9 of 10
What group created the first Jewish Community-Supported Agriculture program in 2004?
Question 10 of 10
What is the Jubilee year?