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. 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 2. According to the Talmud, for what action were the Jews punished with the Temple's destruction?
The report of the spies about Israel
The making of the Golden Calf
Moses striking the rock
Question 3. True or false: Some Jews believe that a need for Tisha B'Av no longer exists.
Question 4. Which book is read on Tisha B’Av?
Song of Songs
Question 5. Who first allowed Jews to pray at the Western Wall?
None of the above
Question 6. True or false: The day before Tisha B'Av, one should feast like a king and have great joy.
Question 7. Which European leaders expelled the Jews from their country in 1492?
King Ferdinand & Queen Isabella
King Charles II
None of the above.