Which empire destroyed the first temple of Jerusalem in 586 B.C.E.?
Only Reform Judaism allows women to become Rabbis
The USA has more Jews than any other single country
Which of the following is not true about the Jewish expectations concerning the Messiah?
He will be a great spiritual teacher, a divine being, a savior redeeming humanity from sin
Jews absorbing themselves into the larger culture
Jews living outside the land of Israel, dispersed throughout the world
Jewish religious law
unlevened bread eaten during Passover
good deeds, observing the commandments
the ritual meal for the observance of Passover
"Repairing the World"
the book of splendor - a mystical interpretation of Torah
Jews do not believe in original sin
Which of the following modern branches of Judaism is the most observant of Jewish law?
The Jewish ceremony known as Bris is...
the birth ceremony of circumcision
Where is the "Promised Land"?
The Jewish holy day when sins are confessed communally, forgiveness is asked and prayers are offered for reconciliation with God
19th century BCE
13th century BCE
Moses leads Hebrews on Exodus from slavery in Egypt
586 - 538 BCE
Romans destroy the second temple
Romans expel Jews from the Holy Land
2nd - 7th century CE
Rabbinic period when the Oral Law is written down as Talmud
Jews expelled from Spain
18th century CE
Development of Hasidism
19th century CE
Development of Reform Judaism
Modern state of Israel established
Which group of ancient Jews was focused on Temple rites performed by Priests?
The majority of Jews today live in Israel
Rededication of the Temple in 165 BCE following victory over the Greeks
Exodus from Egypt around 1290 BCE
Thwarting of an ancient Persian plot to destroy the Jews
Receiving Torah from God on Sinai
Remembrance of the six million Jews killed in the Holocaust
Which number comes closest to the approximate Jewish population in the world today?
The term "covenant" means...
The Hebrew Bible is the same thing as the Old Testament
_____ built the first Temple of Jerusalem.
Who of the following was not one of the "Patriarchs" of the Jewish religion?
Which of the following is not part of the Hebrew Bible?
The New Testament
__________ led the Israelites out of slavery in ancient Egypt and received the Torah on Mt. Sinai.
Which of the following does not refer to the Jewish people?
Which of the following is not true of the Talmud?
It is the mystical text of Judaism
Which of the following statements is not true about the Torah?
It was destroyed with the Temple in the year 70 CE
The Jewish Sabbath begins at...
Only Rabbis can read from the Torah
The name Israel originates in the Biblical story wherein God renamed Jacob
The Jewish ceremony known as Bar Mitzvah is..
a coming of age ceremony
The High Holidays refers to the eight days of Passover