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
Baal tashhit or "do not destroy," is a concept based on the biblical injunction not to destroy fruit-bearing trees. The rabbis extend it to include what else?
Question 2 of 10
Which of these Jewish principles can be used as a guide when dealing with issues of genetic engineering?
Question 3 of 10
According to Genesis 1, what did God create on the sixth day?
Question 4 of 10
True or false: The radical monotheism of biblical Israel led to a desacralized view of nature itself, making it not a realm of gods, but the Creation of God.
Question 5 of 10
The ancient compilation known as Perek Shirah (Chapter of Song), is based on what idea?
Question 6 of 10
What group created the first Jewish Community-Supported Agriculture program in 2004?
Question 7 of 10
According to the book of Deuteronomy 11, when humans do good things, what will God provide in return?
Question 8 of 10
Which of these traditions presents a challenge for Jewish families trying to balance traditional practice with environmental sensitivity?
Question 9 of 10
What is the Jubilee year?
Question 10 of 10
According to Maimonides, meditating on nature is one of the key ways a person can fulfill which commandment?