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 Jewish law, how much tzedakah must one give?
Question 2 of 10
According to the Talmud, before giving money to an organization, what should you do?
Question 3 of 10
The Book of Proverbs states that the doing of righteousness and justice is preferable to God than
Question 4 of 10
According to Jewish law, which of these organizations should you be giving money to first?
Question 5 of 10
True or false: The halakhah (Jewish law) regarding interest-free loans apply to Jews and non-Jews.
Question 6 of 10
Who is required to give tzedakah?
Question 7 of 10
Which of the following statements about tzedakah is true?
Question 8 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 9 of 10
The phrase "One who loves money is never satisfied with money," is from
Question 10 of 10
What does the Hebrew word “tzedakah” mean literally?

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