Tzedakah Quiz


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:

    Which of the following statements about tzedakah is true?

     It is a way of looking at the world and understanding the human role in creating a more perfect world
     It is something Jews are not obligated to do on a daily basis, but something they should do when they feel moved by a particular situation
     It only applies if providing monetary assistance is both necessary and possible for the giver; if money does not change hands, itís not tzedakah
     It is a way of approaching financial decisions that will keep observant Jews out of debt