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 most prevalent symbol of a Jewish home?
A Torah scroll
A set of Talmud
Kosher pots and pans
Question 2. What is the most famous biblical example of adoption?
Abraham adopts Isaac
Mordecai adopts Esther
Boaz adopts Ruth
Moses adopts Aaron
Question 3. Which of these lifecycle rituals takes place at home?
Question 4. According to the 2000 National Jewish Population Study, what percentage of Jewish households have an adopted child?
Question 5. Other than a space for prayer, what might a synagogue house?
A study hall
A ritual bath
All of the above
Question 6. True or false: The commandment to hang a mezuzah is biblical in origin.
Question 7. True or false: Historically, the Jewish home--in contrast to the study hall and synagogue--has been primarily a female space.