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
Rabbi Nahman of Breslov taught that cravings and addictions destroy what?
Question 2 of 10
In Kabbalistic literature, gilgul refers to what type of reincarnation?
Question 3 of 10
True or false: The Torah prohibits men from wearing women's clothes, and vice versa.
Question 4 of 10
What is shucklen?
Question 5 of 10
True or false: People with tattoos cannot be buried in any Jewish cemetery.
Question 6 of 10
True or false: There is an explicit biblical commandment to exercise and eat a balanced diet.
Question 7 of 10
According to the Book of Exodus, if a slave wishes to remain with his/her owner, what does the owner do to the slave's body to make him/her a permanent slave?
Question 8 of 10
Rabbinic literature describes the human being as an olam katan, meaning what?
Question 9 of 10
What is pikuach nefesh?
Question 10 of 10
Among the traditional blessings recited every morning is a blessing regarding:

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