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. What is Israel’s independence day called?
Question 2. Yom Hazikaron takes place the day before which holiday?
Question 3. 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 4. 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 5. Original proposals for Yom HaShoah had it closer to the holiday of
Question 6. In Israel, how does the transition from Yom Hazikaron to Yom Ha'atzmaut take place?
At a ceremony on Mount Herzl in Jerusalem, where the flag is raised from half mast to the top of the flagpole
At a torch-lighting ceremony at the Knesset
At a huge daytime parade with music and speeches
With the ceremony that grants the "Israel Prize," recognizing individual Israelis for their unique contribution to the country's culture, science, arts, and the humanities
Question 7. Who do we remember on Yom Hazikaron?
The victims of the Holocaust.
The victims of anti-Jewish pogroms throughout history.
The fallen at Masada.
The soldiers of Israel's armed forces who have died.