Jewish Ethics QuizJudaism has a lot to say about ethics. How can we be responsible businesspeople? What constitutes talking about someone (and is it ever good to)? How can we be mentsches -- and what is a mentsch, anyway?
Question 1. The mitzvah of visiting the sick should be performed for what type of people?
Jews who are ill
Jews and children who are ill
All who are ill
Good people who are ill
Question 2. In the Talmud, what is robbing a person of even a penny comparable to?
Claiming his or her food for Shabbat
Taking his or her life
Abducting his or her children
Eating out of his or her home pantry
Question 3. Does the Torah provide laws about treating day laborers and physical workers fairly?
Question 4. According to Jewish law, when can vows be nullified?
When they are broken
On Purim at the end of the Fast of Esther
On Passover at the seder
On Yom Kippur at Kol Nidre
Question 5. Which biblical character is said to have set the ideal example for hakhnasat orhim, welcoming guests?
Question 6. True or false: According to the Shulhan Arukh, one should comfort both Jewish and non-Jewish mourners.
Question 7. What is the Hebrew term that describes the sale of an item at an excessively high or low price?