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. What was the Western Wall originally the wall of?
The First Temple
The Second Temple
The Old City of Jerusalem
Question 3. 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 4. The two major sects of Judaism after the destruction of the Temple were
The Reform and Orthodox
The Ashkenazic and Sephardic
The Pharisees and Sadducees
The Tannaim and Amoraim
The Kohans and Levis
Question 5. Which king was responsible for the destruction of the First Temple?
Question 6. How many Jews died in the war for independence against the Romans?
Less than ten
Over one million
Question 7. When is Tisha B’Av observed?
On the 7th of Av
On the 9th of Av
On the 10th of Adar
On the 9th of Adar