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
Which of these describes the process of Jewish study?
Question 2 of 10
What does the term “talmud torah” specifically refer to?
Question 3 of 10
Which 20th-century Jewish scholar said: “When I pray, I speak to God; when I study, God speaks to me”?
Question 4 of 10
In approaching a text, one may first try to understand its p'shat. What does this mean?
Question 5 of 10
After which holiday do Jews begin the cycle of weekly Torah reading?
Question 6 of 10
What does Judaism value more--study or action?
Question 7 of 10
Rashi--an 11-century commentator--and his grandchildren were part of which school of study?
Question 8 of 10
Which of the following statements about Jewish censorship of books is most accurate?
Question 9 of 10
Before studying, it is customary to say a blessing thanking God for what?
Question 10 of 10
Which of these daily prayers emphasizes the obligation to study and teach Torah?

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