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Tisha B'Av Quiz

The fast day Tisha B'Av commemorates the destruction of the Temples in Jerusalem and many other tragedies throughout Jewish history. How much do you know about Tisha B'Av?

Question 1. At the meal immediately after Tisha BAv, what two items are traditionally not consumed?
 Wine and meat
 Dairy and liquor
 Challah and wine
 Fish and meat


Question 2. True or False: Torah study is not permitted on Tisha B'Av.


Question 3. The Kotel is also known as the
 Eastern Wall
 Northern Wall
 Southern Wall
 Western Wall
 Northwestern Wall


Question 4. When is Tisha BAv observed?
 On the 7th of Av
 On the 9th of Av
 On the 10th of Adar
 On the 9th of Adar


Question 5. The Shabbat after Tisha B'Av is called
 Shabbat Gadol
 Shabbat Zahor
 Shabbat Nahamu
 Shabbat Hadash
 Shabbat Shekalim


Question 6. Who composed the Book of Lamentations?
 Bar Kokhba
 Rabbi Akiva


Question 7. The edict of King Edward I that forced Jews to leave England, was enacted in