Nature & the Environment Quiz


The environment impacts so many aspects of life, from the air we breathe to the water we drink. How much do you know about green issues in Jewish thought and practice?

    Question 1 of 7:

    What is the Jubilee year?

     The year during which the Garden of Eden will begin to spread over the Middle East, eventually encompassing Jerusalem and all of biblical Israel
     Every fiftieth year during which the Bible mandates that there be no agricultural work; all landed property was to revert to its original owner; and slaves were to be set free
     Every fiftieth year when the people were commanded not to waste anything, and to bring all of their food scraps to the capital cities to be given to the poor
     Every fiftieth year when trees could not be cut down, and animals were not to be slaughtered