Minor Fasts Quiz


The four minor fasts on the Jewish calendar commemorate tragedies in Jewish history such as the murder of Gedaliah, the Jewish governor of Judah, and the breach of the walls around Jerusalem in 70 CE. How much do you know about these days?

    Question 1 of 7:

    What did leaders of the Hasidic movement recommend instead of fasting on non-fixed fast days?

     Increasing one's performance of good deeds
     The addition of a fourth Amidah to one's daily prayers
     Preparing and eating a joyous meal
     Studying Torah