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
According to the Talmud, before giving money to an organization, what should you do?
Question 2 of 10
According to Jewish law, when choosing who will receive tzedakah funds, who takes first priority?
Question 3 of 10
True or false: The halakhah (Jewish law) regarding interest-free loans apply to Jews and non-Jews.
Question 4 of 10
Credit cooperatives that helped Jewish immigrants in the early 20th century were called
Question 5 of 10
According to the “Ladder of Tzedakah,” what is the highest level of tzedakah?
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
Who composed the famous “Ladder of Tzedakah” which prioritizes the best forms of charity?
Question 8 of 10
The Talmud distinguishes between charity and benevolence in three ways. Which is not a way
Question 9 of 10
According to the Torah, if a farmer or his workers missed a section of the field during harvesting
Question 10 of 10
Which of the following is not a loan regulation found in the Torah?

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