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. What is a ketubah?
A prayer shawl
A marriage contract
A seclusion room
Question 2. The ketubah is traditionally both a legal document and a
Question 3. Which of these ceremonies literally means "conditions" and is traditionally what set the financial and logistical details for a wedding?
Question 4. Which of these acts is NOT involved when entering a mikveh?
treading for 2 minutes
immersing yourself 2-3 times
saying one blessing
Question 5. 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
Question 6. Which of these practices aims to make the traditional Jewish wedding more egalitarian?
Inserting the Lieberman clause in the ketubah
Using a "brit ahuvim" (covenant of lovers) instead of a ketubah
Asking women to be witnesses
All of the above
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. In talmudic times, the ketubah was written in what language?
Question 9. According to the 2001 American Religious Identification Survey, what portion of Jewish adults in America are members of interfaith families?
Question 10. Following the grace after meal at the wedding party, how many extra blessings are read?