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. Which of these acts is NOT involved when entering a mikveh?
treading for 2 minutes
immersing yourself 2-3 times
saying one blessing
Question 2. Guests at a Jewish wedding should be sure to
Cover their arms, legs, and faces
Fast on the day of the wedding
Arrive at least an hour early to get a good seat
Wish the couple "Mazal tov!"
Question 3. According to Jewish law, how many witnesses are required to sign the ketubah, or wedding contract?
Question 4. True or false: A rabbi is required to perform a marriage ceremony.
Question 5. 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 6. True or false: A beit din, or Jewish court, is able to order a man to give a get to his wife.
Question 7. In talmudic times, the ketubah was written in what language?
Question 8. True or false: The ketubah obligates a husband to provide food, clothing, and sexual satisfaction to his wife.
Question 9. What is a Jewish bill of divorce?
Question 10. Why is Tuesday considered an especially auspicious day for a wedding? Which one is right?
Because in the Creation Story, God mentioned twice that the day is good
Because people have recovered from the weekend
Because the Ten Commandments were delivered on a Tuesday
Because the Temple was completed on a Tuesday