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
Who composed the famous “Ladder of Tzedakah” which prioritizes the best forms of charity?
Question 2 of 10
True or false: Jews traditionally give tzedakah just before Shabbat and festivals.
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
In the Bible, giving tzedakah mainly takes what form?
Question 5 of 10
According to the Torah, if a farmer or his workers missed a section of the field during harvesting
Question 6 of 10
Who is required to give tzedakah?
Question 7 of 10
According to Jewish law, when choosing who will receive tzedakah funds, who takes first priority?
Question 8 of 10
According to the Mishnah, how much of one’s fields must one leave unharvested for the needy?
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 call in Isaiah to "take the poor into your homes," read as the Haftarah on which holiday?

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