War & Peace Quiz

How much do you know about the Jewish ethics and laws of combat?

Peace is one of Judaism’s most revered concepts. And yet Jewish tradition assumes that war is inevitable. How much do you know about the Jewish ethics and laws of combat?

Question 1 of 10
The Hebrew word shalom means "hello" and "goodbye" and what else?
Question 2 of 10
Which of the following countries did not declare war on Israel after Israel was declared a state in 1948?
Question 3 of 10
According to Rabbi Joshua ben Korha, the concept of peace is in direct opposition to what?
Question 4 of 10
Which of these wars started with Israeli pre-emptive attacks?
Question 5 of 10
True or False: Some German Jews fought for the Germans in World War I.
Question 6 of 10
True or False: According to Jewish law, communal self-defense and personal self-defense are the same thing, with the same rules.
Question 7 of 10
According to the Torah, what did Amalek do to deserve the scorn of the Israelites?
Question 8 of 10
What kind of war does the Talmud prohibit?
Question 9 of 10
According to the Book of Samuel, the commandment to erase the nation of Amalek extends to
Question 10 of 10
According to Jewish law, when besieging a city the invading army must:

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