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:

    Which of the following is a traditional custom associated with minor fast days?

     Giving an additional amount of tzedakah, or charity
     Not performing work
     Staying up all night
     Not wearing leather shoes