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
How does the Talmud respond to someone who says, “I give this coin to the poor so that my sick child may recover?”
Question 2 of 10
What does gemilut chasadim mean?
Question 3 of 10
The Talmud distinguishes between charity and benevolence in three ways. Which is not a way
Question 4 of 10
In the Bible, commandments regarding assistance for the poor are modeled after which of these?
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
True or Fale: "What is mine is mine and what is yours is yours," is a good attitude toward wealth in Jewish tradition.
Question 7 of 10
According to Jewish law, how much tzedakah must one give?
Question 8 of 10
According to Jewish law, which of these organizations should you be giving money to first?
Question 9 of 10
According to the “Ladder of Tzedakah,” what is the highest level of tzedakah?
Question 10 of 10
True or false: Jews traditionally give tzedakah just before Shabbat and festivals.

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