Tisha B'Av QuizThe 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. On Tisha B’Av, people
Refraining from washing
Refraining from sexual relations
Refraining from wearing leather
All of the above
Question 2. On Tisha B'Av, these are worn at minhah
Tallit and tefillin
Question 3. What does the beginning of the Three Weeks mark?
The final siege of Jerusalem that led to the Second Temple’s destruction
The final siege of Jerusalem that led to the First Temple’s destruction
The time that people must beginning cleaning their houses for Passover
Each week commemorates one of the pilgrimage festivals
Question 4. Which of these is NOT a term for the three weeks preceding Tisha B'Av?
The Three Weeks
The Days of Mourning
Between the Straits
Question 5. Which king was responsible for the destruction of the First Temple?
Question 6. Beginning on the 1st of Av, traditionally people
Hold festive parties
Start reciting Selichot prayers
Do not eat meat
Do not drink water
Read from two Torah scrolls
Question 7. Which line in the Book of Lamentations is read aloud by the whole congregation?
"How lonely sits the city once full of people"
"I thought my strength and hope in the Lord had perished"
"Turn us to you, O Lord, and we will return. Renew our days as of old."
"Those who died by the sword were better off than those who perished by hunger"