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 Yom Hashoah?
Israeli Independence Day
Holocaust Remembrance Day
The Jewish birthday for trees
Question 2. What is the only change to the prayer liturgy on Tu B'Av?
A special Torah reading.
A blessing to God to ask to find true love.
The absence of the penitential Tahanun prayer.
The recitation of Hallel, or thanksgiving prayers.
Question 3. True or False: It is common to light memorial candles on Yom HaShoah
Question 4. The Mishnah teaches that on the 15th of Av, the daughters of Jerusalem would wear
Question 5. When does Yom Hashoah take place?
27th of Nissan
27th of Adar
17th of Nissan
17th of Adar
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. Which Jewish movement created Megillat Hashoah (The Holocaust Scroll), which contains personal recollections of Holocaust survivors and is written in biblical style?