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. 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
Question 2. Tisha B'Av never occurs
In the Southern Hemisphere
Question 3. On Tisha B’Av, people
Refraining from washing
Refraining from sexual relations
Refraining from wearing leather
All of the above
Question 4. True or false: The day before Tisha B'Av, one should feast like a king and have great joy.
Question 5. Who first allowed Jews to pray at the Western Wall?
None of the above
Question 6. How many Jews died in the war for independence against the Romans?
Less than ten
Over one million
Question 7. 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