Conversion QuizThe process of conversion depends on the overseeing rabbi, but generally includes a great deal of learning, culminating with an appearance before a Jewish court, the taking of a Hebrew name, circumcision for men, and a dunk in the ritual bath. How much do you know about Jewish conversion?
Question 1. When is the ceremony of hatafat dam brit performed?
The day after a baby is born
The day before a boy's Bar Mitzvah
For an adult male convert prior to his conversion
The day before a man's wedding
Question 2. How much of your body must be immersed in the mikveh?
Just your feet
Up to your waist
Up to your shoulders
Your entire body
Question 3. What is giyur?
A potential convert
A descendant of one of the Seven Nations
Question 4. What was the first movement to create an outreach program for intermarried couples?
Question 5. What blessing does a convert recite after immersion in the mikveh?
Blessed are You...who has sanctified us with His commandments and commanded us regarding immersion.
Blessed are You...who has sanctified us with His commandments and commanded us regarding conversion.
Blessed are you...who distinguishes between holy and profane, between the people of Israel and the other nations.
Blessed are you...who is the true judge.
Question 6. For traditional Jews, a convert must assent to kabbalat ol ha-mitzvot, which is what?
Observing a few selected commandments
Committing to the performance of the Jewish commandments
Accepting the validity of the Jewish commandments
Both A & B
Both B & C
Question 7. What happened to Warder Cresson after he converted to Judaism?
He became a rabbi
He became a cantor
He was put on trial for insanity
He became the first Jewish mayor in America
Question 8. What is the Hebrew term for the three-person rabbinic court that takes responsibility for a conversion?
Question 9. What is a brit milah?
Baby naming for a boy
Baby naming for a girl
Oath of commitment to Judaism
Question 10. What is the first step to converting to Judaism in the Reform approach?
Immersion in a ritual bath
Taking a series of classes
Marrying a Jew
Saying a prayer solidifying a potential convert's commitment