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
According to the Torah, if a farmer or his workers missed a section of the field during harvesting
Question 3 of 10
Which of the following is an example of tzedakah in biblical law?
Question 4 of 10
According to the “Ladder of Tzedakah,” what is the highest level of tzedakah?
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
The Talmud distinguishes between charity and benevolence in three ways. Which is not a way
Question 7 of 10
According to Jewish law, which of these organizations should you be giving money to first?
Question 8 of 10
True or false: Jews traditionally give tzedakah just before Shabbat and festivals.
Question 9 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 10 of 10
According to the Mishnah, how much of one’s fields must one leave unharvested for the needy?

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