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 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 2. How many Jews died in the war for independence against the Romans?
Less than ten
Over one million
Question 3. 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
Question 4. On Tisha B'Av, these are worn at minhah
Tallit and tefillin
Question 5. What is special name for the Shabbat immediately before Tisha B’Av?
Question 6. True or false: Some Jews believe that a need for Tisha B'Av no longer exists.
Question 7. What is a kinah?
A mournful prayer
One of the elegies written by the Spanish philosopher Judah HaLevi
Retellings and remembrances for destroyed Jewish communities
All of the above.
None of the above.