Religious people call upon various texts and individuals for guidance in life. For many Jewish people, sacred texts are the most important sources of authority - the Written Torah and the Oral Torah.
Why are sources of authority important?
They confuse people
They create tensions between different groups
They help people understand some situations
What are the names of the three parts of the Tenakh?
The Torah, the Nevi'im and the Ketuvim
The Talmud, the Mishnah and the Gemara
The Gospels, the Epistles and Revelation
What is the most important section of the Tenakh?
All sections are equal
What does the Nevi'im contain?
The history of the Jews
The Jewish law
The words of the prophets
In which part of the Tenakh are the books of Genesis and Exodus to be found?
What is the name given to the replies of experts in Jewish law to questions about modern-day issues?
What is the Talmud?
A commentary on the Torah by rabbis
One of the books in the Tanakh
The Jewish prayer book
What is the main role of a Jewish rabbi?
To visit the sick
To interpret the Jewish law
To represent Jews in the District Council
In Orthodox Judaism, what gender is a rabbi always?
A male or female
Which tradition of Jews believes that the teaching of the Torah can be adapted to fit with modern life?