Modern Holidays QuizContemporary Jews observe holidays that commemorate events in recent Jewish history such as the Holocaust and the creation of the State of Israel. How much do you know about modern Jewish holidays?
Question 1. Often said on Yom Yerushalayim, ir shehubrah lah yahdai means
A city that is compact together
A city that is very pretty
A city that has a wall
A city in Israel
Jerusalem, our holy capital
Question 2. What types of public venues in Israel are closed on Yom Hashoah?
Restaurants that serve meat
All stores and outlets
Theatres, pubs, and cinemas
Question 3. In the Second Temple period, what kind of holiday was Tu B’av?
A day when the majority of couples got married
A matchmaking day for unmarried people
A day for offering special sacrifices in the Temple
A day when farmers and artisans would bring their goods to Jerusalem and sell them
Question 4. Original proposals for Yom HaShoah had it closer to the holiday of
Question 5. Yom Ha'atzmaut is the anniversary of whose announcement of the creation of State of Israel?
None of the above.
Question 6. Yom Hazikaron takes place the day before which holiday?
Question 7. True or False: It is common to light memorial candles on Yom HaShoah