Building a Jewish Home QuizA Jewish home has many unique features, and it is a key space for Jewish identity formation in families. How much do you know about Jewish home and family practices, rituals, and demographics?
Question 1. What is the first mitzvah in the Torah?
Be fruitful and multiply
Honor your father and mother
Love your neighbor as yourself
Turn the other cheek
Question 2. True or false: Gay and lesbian couples are finding contemporary Jewish communities to be increasingly accepting of them, and they are adopting children and raising them within the Jewish community.
Question 3. The number of Jews older than 65 is
The same as it was in 1980
Growing at an unprecedented rate
On a decline because of increased lifespans
Larger than the number of Muslims over 65
Question 4. What is the most famous biblical example of adoption?
Abraham adopts Isaac
Mordecai adopts Esther
Boaz adopts Ruth
Moses adopts Aaron
Question 5. Which of these lifecycle rituals takes place at home?
Question 6. What is a herem?
A ban imposed on an individual to separate him/her from the other members of the community
A space set aside for women
A Jewish communal leader
An expression of religious tolerance and diversity
Question 7. Which of these Jewish legal issues is NOT relevant to home life?
Blessings over food
None of the above