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 Mishnah, how much of one’s fields must one leave unharvested for the needy?
Question 2 of 10
Which social worker helped found the Maxwell Street Settlement House, the Women's Loan Association, and the Juvenile Protective Association?
Question 3 of 10
What does a Jewish community traditionally have to provide for someone who becomes impoverished?
Question 4 of 10
According to the Talmud, which of the following is not a difference between charity and benevolence?
Question 5 of 10
What does gemilut chasadim mean?
Question 6 of 10
The rabbis of classical Judaism said tzedakah is
Question 7 of 10
According to the Torah, if a farmer or his workers missed a section of the field during harvesting
Question 8 of 10
The prohibition against humiliating a beggar comes from which Jewish text?
Question 9 of 10
According to Jewish law, should one give money to a beggar on the street?
Question 10 of 10
True or false: The halakhah (Jewish law) regarding interest-free loans apply to Jews and non-Jews.

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