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 a Jewish community traditionally have to provide for someone who becomes impoverished?
Question 2 of 10
According to Jewish law, how much tzedakah must one give?
Question 3 of 10
According to the Talmud, before giving money to an organization, what should you do?
Question 4 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 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
Which of the following is not a loan regulation found in the Torah?
Question 7 of 10
Which social worker helped found the Maxwell Street Settlement House, the Women's Loan Association, and the Juvenile Protective Association?
Question 8 of 10
The rabbis of classical Judaism said tzedakah is
Question 9 of 10
The corners of fields, which were designated for the poor, are called
Question 10 of 10
According to a rabbinic teaching, when a beggar stands before you asking for money

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