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
What does gemilut chasadim mean?
Question 2 of 10
The Talmud distinguishes between charity and benevolence in three ways. Which is not a way
Question 3 of 10
Which of the following is not a loan regulation found in the Torah?
Question 4 of 10
According to a rabbinic teaching, when a beggar stands before you asking for money
Question 5 of 10
Tithing is known in Hebrew as
Question 6 of 10
Who is required to give tzedakah?
Question 7 of 10
The prohibition against humiliating a beggar comes from which Jewish text?
Question 8 of 10
Who composed the famous “Ladder of Tzedakah” which prioritizes the best forms of charity?
Question 9 of 10
What does a Jewish community traditionally have to provide for someone who becomes impoverished?
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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