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 Torah, if a farmer or his workers missed a section of the field during harvesting
Question 2 of 10
The Talmud distinguishes between charity and benevolence in three ways. Which is not a way
Question 3 of 10
True of false: According to rabbinic law, one should give tzedakah to one's own near relatives who are poor before giving to the rest of her city's poor.
Question 4 of 10
According to Jewish law, how much tzedakah must one give?
Question 5 of 10
According to the Talmud, before giving money to an organization, what should you do?
Question 6 of 10
The call in Isaiah to "take the poor into your homes," read as the Haftarah on which holiday?
Question 7 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 8 of 10
According to Jewish law, when choosing who will receive tzedakah funds, who takes first priority?
Question 9 of 10
What does the Hebrew word “tzedakah” mean literally?
Question 10 of 10
Tithing is known in Hebrew as

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