Weddings QuizWhen planning a Jewish wedding, there are laws and traditions concerning everything from the engagement, to the procession, to the week after the wedding. How much do you know about Jewish weddings?
Question 1. When does an aufruf ("calling up") traditionally take place?
The morning of the couple's wedding.
The day before the wedding.
The Sabbath preceding the wedding.
The final time the couple sees each other before the wedding.
Question 2. The origins of the kiddushin (betrothal ceremony) are found in the
Question 3. For how many days do the wedding celebrations continue after the wedding?
Question 4. The huppah, or marriage canopy, symbolizes
The new home that the bride and groom are creating together
Something borrowed, and something blue
The seriousness of Yom Kippur in its white color and lack of design
The tree of life
Question 5. What is a halakhic prenuptial agreement?
A document that aims to prevent women from becoming agunot
An agreement that the bride gets to keep all the personal property she brought into a marriage
An agreement that the groom gets to keep all the personal property he brought into a marriage
Question 6. Which Jewish movement has come out strongly in favor of same-sex marriages?
Question 7. Agunot are women whose husbands
Refuse to give them a bill of divorce
Left them for another woman
Cheated on them
Died and left them as widows
Question 8. Some people believe that Tuesday is a particularly good day for a Jewish wedding because
In Genesis, on the third day of creation, the phrase "... and God saw that it was good" appears twice
Itís cheaper than a wedding on a weekend
Any day during the week is fine, as long as the wedding isnít on Shabbat
To avoid two members of the family getting married on the same day
Question 9. If the groom does not have a ring for his bride, he is allowed to provide her with what?
A new hat
A kiss on her hand
A detailed deed
Question 10. The word ketubah comes from the Hebrew word for what?