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. When does Yom Hashoah take place?
27th of Nissan
27th of Adar
17th of Nissan
17th of Adar
Question 2. Original proposals for Yom HaShoah had it closer to the holiday of
Question 3. What is the National Bible Quiz?
A tournament in which ultra-Orthodox students vie about Torah and Talmud.
A spelling bee-like competition of Jewish students from around the world based on the Tanakh.
A television game show that culminates on Yom Ha'atzmaut.
A yearly questionnaire that every Israeli citizen receives in the mail.
Question 4. The Mishnah teaches that on the 15th of Av, the daughters of Jerusalem would wear
Question 5. What is the Hebrew date of the formal establishment of the State of Israel, and the day on which independence is celebrated?
The 15th of Adar
The 5th of Iyar
The 19th of Adar II
The 20th of Shvat
Question 6. When is Yom Yerushalayim (Jerusalem Day) celebrated?
The 28th of Iyar
The 15th of Iyar
The 18th of Kislev
The 2nd of Shvat
Question 7. When is Yom Hashoah, in relation to other holidays on the Jewish calendar?
A week after the first day of Passover, and a week before Shavuot
A week after the seventh day of Passover, and a week before Yom Hazikaron
A week after the seventh day of Sukkot, and one day before Simchat Torah
Five days after Rosh Hashanah, and five days before Yom Kippur