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
Which early Christian said that circumcision was an irrelevant practice?
Question 2 of 10
Which of these words in the Tanakh does NOT describe the soul?
Question 3 of 10
What is a sheitel?
Question 4 of 10
Rabbinic literature describes the human being as an olam katan, meaning what?
Question 5 of 10
What is the reasoning behind the prohibition against wearing garments made of wool and linen woven together?
Question 6 of 10
Which of these statements about the 12-Step Program for overcoming addiction is true?
Question 7 of 10
In Kabbalistic literature, gilgul refers to what type of reincarnation?
Question 8 of 10
What is shucklen?
Question 9 of 10
The Torah provides extensive detail regarding the clothing of:
Question 10 of 10
What is pikuach nefesh?

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