Torah Study Quiz

How much do you know about studying Torah?

For thousands of years Jews have been studying texts in pairs or in groups, respectfully debating each other, and learning the stories and legal texts of Judaism. How much do you know about studying Torah?

Question 1 of 10
What does the term “talmud torah” specifically refer to?
Question 2 of 10
What is a talmid hakham?
Question 3 of 10
Rashi--an 11-century commentator--and his grandchildren were part of which school of study?
Question 4 of 10
Which 20th-century Jewish scholar said: “When I pray, I speak to God; when I study, God speaks to me”?
Question 5 of 10
What is a beit midrash?
Question 6 of 10
What does "it" refer to in this rabbinic saying: "Turn it and turn it; for everything is in it"?
Question 7 of 10
What is a chumash?
Question 8 of 10
After which holiday do Jews begin the cycle of weekly Torah reading?
Question 9 of 10
In approaching a text, one may first try to understand its p'shat. What does this mean?
Question 10 of 10
Which of these daily prayers emphasizes the obligation to study and teach Torah?

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