Jewish Denominations: Examples & History


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Which of these is true of Judaism?

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1. Most of the modern denominations of Judaism descend from what tradition?

2. Orthodox, Reform, and Conservative Judaism mainly disagree on what topic?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Judaism has been around for a long time, and in that span quite a few different sects formed within it. This quiz will test you on some of these denominations, as well as a few other facts about the Jewish faith.

Quiz & Worksheet

This Jewish quiz tests you specifically on your ability to:

  • Recognize sacred Jewish texts
  • Recall the most fundamental branch of Judaism
  • Determine true statements about Reform Judaism
  • Understand what Conservative Judaism asserts
  • Remember who is credited with founding Conservative Judaism

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - draw from the most important information from the lesson on Jewish denominations
  • Critical thinking - use this information to consider whether given statements about Reform Judaism are or are not true
  • Information recall - remember the knowledge you've gained regarding the different denominations of Judaism

Additional Learning

The lesson on Jewish denominations also covers the following objectives:

  • Explain terms relevant to Orthodox Judaism
  • Summarize the tenets of Hasidic Jews
  • Explore the purpose of Reform Judaism