A Maccabi Jewish sports club bicycle trip in Salonika, Greece in 1933. (Jack Beraha/US Holocaust Memorial Museum)

Our Bodies Quiz

How much do you know about Jewish attitudes toward the human body?

In Judaism, spirituality and physicality are closely connected, and Judaism has lots to say about issues like modesty and healthy behaviors. How much do you know about Jewish attitudes toward the body?

Question 1 of 10
What is the reasoning behind the prohibition against wearing garments made of wool and linen woven together?
Question 2 of 10
Among the traditional blessings recited every morning is a blessing regarding:
Question 3 of 10
What has been considered a prevalent practice in early Hasidism?
Question 4 of 10
Which of the following is not a regulation found either in the Talmud or the medieval Jewish law codes?
Question 5 of 10
The rules of tz'ni'ut, or modesty, apply to which area of life?
Question 6 of 10
Rabbi Nahman of Breslov taught that cravings and addictions destroy what?
Question 7 of 10
When Jewish women cover their hair, what does this traditionally indicate?
Question 8 of 10
Which of these words in the Tanakh does NOT describe the soul?
Question 9 of 10
What did the rabbis in the talmudic period believe about souls?
Question 10 of 10
Does Jewish law permit men to shave with an electric shaver?

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