Tzedakah Quiz

Tzedakah, or righteousness, is often interpreted as charity, because Judaism views giving as the ultimate act of righteousness.

Tzedakah, or righteousness, is often interpreted as charity, because Judaism views giving as the ultimate act of righteousness. As in most areas of life, here too Jewish tradition makes practical demands and specifies expectations.

How much do you know about tzedakah?

Question 1 of 10
What does a Jewish community traditionally have to provide for someone who becomes impoverished?
Question 2 of 10
According to the Torah, if a farmer or his workers missed a section of the field during harvesting
Question 3 of 10
The call in Isaiah to "take the poor into your homes," read as the Haftarah on which holiday?
Question 4 of 10
The phrase "One who loves money is never satisfied with money," is from
Question 5 of 10
The Book of Proverbs states that the doing of righteousness and justice is preferable to God than
Question 6 of 10
Every morning on your way to work, you pass a woman who asks for money for food. Her clothing is dirty and ragged, but you’re not sure if she’s just faking it. According to Jewish law, what should you do?
Question 7 of 10
According to the “Ladder of Tzedakah,” what is the highest level of tzedakah?
Question 8 of 10
The prohibition against humiliating a beggar comes from which Jewish text?
Question 9 of 10
True or Fale: "What is mine is mine and what is yours is yours," is a good attitude toward wealth in Jewish tradition.
Question 10 of 10
The corners of fields, which were designated for the poor, are called

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