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
True or false: In the period after the destruction of the Temple in Jerusalem, Torah study, along with liturgical prayer, replaced sacrifices as the primary means of worship.
Question 2 of 10
Which of these describes the process of Jewish study?
Question 3 of 10
Before studying, it is customary to say a blessing thanking God for what?
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
Rashi--an 11-century commentator--and his grandchildren were part of which school of study?
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
What is a beit midrash?
Question 9 of 10
Which 20th-century Jewish scholar said: “When I pray, I speak to God; when I study, God speaks to me”?
Question 10 of 10
What is a d'var Torah?

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