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 Jewish law, when choosing who will receive tzedakah funds, who takes first priority?
Question 3 of 10
True of false: According to rabbinic law, one should give tzedakah to one's own near relatives who are poor before giving to the rest of her city's poor.
Question 4 of 10
The Book of Proverbs states that the doing of righteousness and justice is preferable to God than
Question 5 of 10
The corners of fields, which were designated for the poor, are called
Question 6 of 10
The rabbis of classical Judaism said tzedakah is
Question 7 of 10
The call in Isaiah to "take the poor into your homes," read as the Haftarah on which holiday?
Question 8 of 10
According to Jewish law, should one give money to a beggar on the street?
Question 9 of 10
Tithing is known in Hebrew as
Question 10 of 10
True or false: Jews traditionally give tzedakah just before Shabbat and festivals.

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