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
What is a beit midrash?
Question 3 of 10
Before studying, it is customary to say a blessing thanking God for what?
Question 4 of 10
What does Judaism value more--study or action?
Question 5 of 10
Rashi--an 11-century commentator--and his grandchildren were part of which school of study?
Question 6 of 10
What is a talmid hakham?
Question 7 of 10
What is a d'var Torah?
Question 8 of 10
Which of the following Jewish books have, at one time, been banned?
Question 9 of 10
Which of the following statements about Jewish censorship of books is most accurate?
Question 10 of 10
In approaching a text, one may first try to understand its p'shat. What does this mean?

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