Jewish Practices QuizMitzvot--Judaism's commandments--guide Jewish practice. They have been interpreted and codified into a system called Halakhah--Jewish law. How much do you know about Jewish practices and the rules for Jewish daily life?
Question 1. True or false: Many mitzvot cannot be fulfilled since to the destruction of the Temple.
Question 2. When some married Jewish women complete a menstrual cycle they visit the
Question 3. True or false: Secular Israeli jurisprudence treats halakhah as a valid and valued source of precedent.
Question 4. According to Jewish law how many times should a Jewish person pray every day? Tzedakah is often translated as charity, but itís more closely related to the concept of what?
Question 5. According to Jewish law, one must wait between eating
dairy and eggs
meat and dairy
meat and eggs
bread and meat
Question 6. The Babylonian Talmud is the source for much of Jewish law. Where was it compiled?
The Ottoman Empire
The Persian Empire
A shtetl in Eastern Europe
Question 7. What Jewish practice is done immediately upon waking up in the morning?
Kissing the Mezuzah
Washing the hands
Brushing the teeth
Question 8. According to Jewish law, how much charity should a person give every year?
5% of income
10% of income
20% of income
25% of income
Question 9. What is the meaning of the root of the word halakhah--the Hebrew term for Jewish law?
A & B
A & C
Question 10. According to the Talmud, which of the following is something children must not do, because it is a sign of irreverence for their parents?
Sit in their parents' seats
Oppose their parents in a dispute
Contradict their parents' words
All of the above