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. How many Jews died in the war for independence against the Romans?
Less than ten
Over one million
Question 2. Tisha B'Av never occurs
In the Southern Hemisphere
Question 3. Who was Bar Kokhba?
The last High Priest before the destruction of the Temple
The Jew who betrayed Jerusalem to the Romans
A Jewish warrior who fought against the Romans
The composer of Lamentations
Question 4. What is significant about the Shabbat following Tisha B'Av?
It is also a fast day
Tallit are worn at Minhah instead of Shaharit
A special haftarah, Haftarat Nahamu, is read
One loaf of challah is eaten instead of two
Question 5. On Tisha B'Av, these are worn at minhah
Tallit and tefillin
Question 6. What is special name for the Shabbat immediately before Tisha B’Av?
Question 7. Kinot are
Beans not to be eaten on Passover
Prayers of mourning
Special Torah readings
Skits telling the story of the Temple
Songs of praise