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 is the traditional Jewish theological understanding of humanity’s relationship with the earth?
Question 2 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 3 of 10
Which of these statements about shehita (the process of kosher slaughtering) is true?
Question 4 of 10
How do many Israelis deal with the challenges of the shemitah (sabbatical) year?
Question 5 of 10
Where in the Bible is the commandment to tend to and till the world?
Question 6 of 10
The ancient compilation known as Perek Shirah (Chapter of Song), is based on what idea?
Question 7 of 10
Where does Jewish environmental education take place?
Question 8 of 10
According to Genesis 1, what did God create on the sixth day?
Question 9 of 10
Saadiah Gaon provided three possible reasons as to why God created animals. Which of these reasons is NOT one of his explanations.
Question 10 of 10
According to the 13th Century Seder Hahinukh, righteous people should grieve when what seed is wasted?

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