Judaism is the oldest monotheistic religion in the world, with over 13 million followers. Jews’ key belief in one God is central to understanding the religion and its practices.
Who made the first covenant with God?
Which ritual is performed today to remember God’s covenant with Abraham?
What is Pikuach Nefesh?
The idea that mitzvot can be broken to save a life
The belief that all life is special and sacred
The belief that Jews should not eat certain types of meat
Which of these is not permitted under Pikuach Nefesh?
Making a phone call to the emergency services during Shabbat
Accepting an organ transplant
Killing someone in self-defence
What are the mitzvot?
Jewish places of worship
The 613 commandments found in the Torah
The Ten Commandments
Who compiled a list (which can be found in the Mishneh Torah) of the 613 mitzvot?
Which word do Jews use informally to describe ‘good deeds’?
Which Jews believe that all mitzvot should be followed closely as they are the direct words of God?
What is Gan Eden?
A place of paradise
A place of purification
A place of torture
What do Orthodox Jews believe about resurrection?
Their souls will be resurrected
There will be no resurrection
There will be a physical resurrection of the body