Rosh Chodesh QuizMonths in the Jewish calendar begin with a small celebration, known as Rosh Chodesh. Historically Rosh Chodesh was marked with a festive meal and the blowing of a shofar. Today Rosh Chodesh is commemorated with special prayers in synagogue. How much do you know about Rosh Chodesh?
Question 1. In the outdoor blessing of the moon, which of the following is NOT a synonym for God meaning “creator”?
Question 2. From the 16th to the early 20th centuries, the women of Eastern Europe wrote special Rosh Chodesh tekhines, which are
Question 3. Amongst kabbalists, Yom Kippur Katan was observed by
Traveling to Jerusalem
Question 4. Yom Kippur Katan (Minor Yom Kippur) happens
The day of Rosh Chodesh
The day after Rosh Chodesh
The day before Rosh Chodesh
One week before Rosh Chodesh
Question 5. True or False: Yom Kippur Katan is observed by most Jews today
Question 6. Kiddush halevanah means
Sanctification of the moon
Blessing the new year
Cursing the moon
Question 7. When was the first modem Rosh Chodesh ritual guide for women (Miriam's Well), published?