What is a jew & biblical civilization quiz

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  1. According to the traditional Jewish law, how is a Jew defined?

  1. Circle one: The Jews are a: (a) religious group (b) ethnic group (c) racial group (d) people with an evolving religious civilization.

  1. Who was the first Jew, and what made him the first Jew?

  1. List the different names for the Jewish people throughout history.

  1. List the different names for the Land of Israel throughout history

  1. What is the Covenant of Israel and what is the Hebrew word for Covenant?

  1. What did it mean to be the Chosen People of God?

  1. What is the Torah?

  1. How did the Jewish belief in God differ from the pagan beliefs found in the Biblical period?

  1. What are some of the different names of God in Judaism?

  1. When the Jews were conquered by the Babylonians, how did they explain the tragedy that befell them?

  1. What does Galut mean?

  1. What is the Jewish belief in the Messiah?

  1. In Judaism a prophet is called a Navi. What is his role?

  1. What is the difference between the ancient Temple and the synagogue of today?

16. What is the attitude toward conversion to Judaism in the Jewish community?

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