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. In talmudic times, the ketubah was written in what language?
Question 2. For how many days do the wedding celebrations continue after the wedding?
Question 3. Which act formalizes the marriage in the erusin (betrothal) ceremony?
Reading the ketubah
Exchanging a ring (or rings)
Seclusion of the bride and groom in a private room
Reciting the seven blessings
Question 4. According to the 2001 American Religious Identification Survey, what portion of Jewish adults in America are members of interfaith families?
Question 5. The ketubah is traditionally both a legal document and a
Question 6. Which is these is NOT one of the steps in the Jewish marriage ceremony?
Question 7. 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 8. Which contemporary value has been the most powerful force for changing the traditional Jewish wedding ceremony?
None of the above
Question 9. True or false: A beit din, or Jewish court, is able to order a man to give a get to his wife.
Question 10. On which of these dates is a wedding NOT traditionally prohibited?
Fast of Esther