Shavuot QuizShavuot began as a harvest festival, but it also commemorates the revelation at Sinai and the giving of the Torah. Traditions of the holiday include eating dairy, nighttime learning, and decorating houses and synagogues with plant life. How much do you know about this spring holiday?
Question 1. How many sentences are in the Jewish version of the Ten Commandments
Question 2. The word "Shavuot" means
Question 3. What type of decoration is traditionally found in the home and/or synagogue during Shavuot?
A lulav and etrog
Question 4. Sephardic Jews often read a version of this on Shavuot
Question 5. What city is traditional for some to make a pilgrimage to on Lag Ba'Omer?
The nearest large metropolis.
Question 6. The late night Shavuot study session is known as
Tikkun Leil Shavuot
Question 7. Which service(s) are recited on Shavuot?
Hallel (psalms of praise)
Yizkor (memorial service)
Tal (prayer for rain)
Al Hanisim (prayer concerning miracles)
Both A & B