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. Who first allowed Jews to pray at the Western Wall?
None of the above
Question 2. Which tragic event is not thought to have happened on Tisha B'Bv
The capture of Bethar, which marked the final defeat of Bar Kokhba's rebellion against the Romans
The signing of the edict of King Edward I compelling the Jews of England to leave the country
The expulsion of the Jews from Spain
Hamanís destruction of the Jews of Persia
Question 3. Which book is read on Tisha BíAv?
Song of Songs
Question 4. How many Jews died in the war for independence against the Romans?
Less than ten
Over one million
Question 5. What is the Hebrew term for the Book of Lamentations?
Question 6. 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.
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