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. True or False: Eikha is read with a special cantillation tune.
Question 2. 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 3. How many Jews died in the war for independence against the Romans?
Less than ten
Over one million
Question 4. On Tisha B’Av, people
Refraining from washing
Refraining from sexual relations
Refraining from wearing leather
All of the above
Question 5. True or False: Torah study is not permitted on Tisha B'Av.
Question 6. The Shabbat after Tisha B'Av is called
Question 7. What was the Western Wall originally the wall of?
The First Temple
The Second Temple
The Old City of Jerusalem