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 these events happened, according to the Mishnah, on the 17th of Tammuz?

     An idol was built in the Temple before the Maccabean revolt
     The gates of Jerusalem were breached by the Romas
     Moses smashed the original Ten Commandments
     Cessation of daily sacrifices in the Temple
     All of these