Students at Pardes, a pluralistic yeshiva in Jerusalem. Copyright: Pardes Institute of Jewish Studies

Talmud Quiz

How much do you know about this influential and complex body of Jewish teachings?

The Talmud–which consists of the Mishnah and Gemara–explicates and builds upon the Torah’s laws and stories. How much do you know about this influential and complex body of Jewish teachings?

Question 1 of 10
What is the focus of the Brisk method of studying Gemara?
Question 2 of 10
What is a baraita?
Question 3 of 10
What did the Talmudic commentator Menahem Meiri think of Christians?
Question 4 of 10
Whose commentary on the Talmud is printed on the inside margins of every page?
Question 5 of 10
Where was the "Babylonian" Talmud produced?
Question 6 of 10
Which of these was written in Aramaic?
Question 7 of 10
Why was the Mishnah so important?
Question 8 of 10
Where is the commentary of the Tosafot on a page of Talmud?
Question 9 of 10
Which of these names are used to describe the rabbis of the Mishnah and Gemara?
Question 10 of 10
According to Jewish tradition, who compiled the Mishnah?

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