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
What does the Torah require of levitical cities?
Question 2 of 10
What is the traditional Jewish theological understanding of humanity’s relationship with the earth?
Question 3 of 10
Which of these statements about shehita (the process of kosher slaughtering) is true?
Question 4 of 10
Contemporary Jewish thinkers have drawn on Jewish texts to address which of these issues?
Question 5 of 10
Where in the Bible is the commandment to tend to and till the world?
Question 6 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 7 of 10
In what way is Tuv Ha'Aretz, the first Jewish Community-Supported Agriculture program in North America, different from other CSAs?
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
In what book does the commandment to be fruitful and multiply the earth first appear?
Question 10 of 10
True or false: The Book of Job argues that human beings are the center and purpose of creation.

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