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 Torah provides extensive detail regarding the clothing of:
Question 2 of 10
Which of these statements about the 12-Step Program for overcoming addiction is true?
Question 3 of 10
What does the Hebrew word tz'ni'ut mean?
Question 4 of 10
Rabbi Nahman of Breslov taught that cravings and addictions destroy what?
Question 5 of 10
In "escstatic" mysticism, the Land of Israel is a metaphor for:
Question 6 of 10
In the bible, why did King Ahasuerus choose Queen Esther as his wife?
Question 7 of 10
Which of the following is not a regulation found either in the Talmud or the medieval Jewish law codes?
Question 8 of 10
Among the traditional blessings recited every morning is a blessing regarding:
Question 9 of 10
True or false: People with tattoos cannot be buried in any Jewish cemetery.
Question 10 of 10
What is Maimonides' explanation for the requirement for Jewish men to wear beards?

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