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
The laws about clothing in the Torah include which of these requirements?
Question 2 of 10
What is the status of body piercing in Jewish law?
Question 3 of 10
The Torah provides extensive detail regarding the clothing of:
Question 4 of 10
What has been considered a prevalent practice in early Hasidism?
Question 5 of 10
Does Jewish law permit men to shave with an electric shaver?
Question 6 of 10
When Jewish women cover their hair, what does this traditionally indicate?
Question 7 of 10
In the bible, why did King Ahasuerus choose Queen Esther as his wife?
Question 8 of 10
What does the Hebrew word tz'ni'ut mean?
Question 9 of 10
Which of the following is not a regulation found either in the Talmud or the medieval Jewish law codes?
Question 10 of 10
True or false: The Torah prohibits men from wearing women's clothes, and vice versa.

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