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Weddings Quiz

When 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 the name of the circle dance that is traditionally performed at Jewish wedding parties?
 Hora
 Klezmer
 Sheitel
 Polka

 

Question 2. What is a ketubah?
 A table
 A prayer shawl
 A marriage contract
 A seclusion room

 

Question 3. 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 4. 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
 A get

 

Question 5. True or false: A rabbi is required to perform a marriage ceremony.
 True
 Fal

 

Question 6. Because the wedding feast is considered a festive meal with religious significance, it has the status of
 Seudat ha-makom
 Seudat havra'ah
 Seudat Purim
 Seudat mitzvah

 

Question 7. If the groom does not have a ring for his bride, he is allowed to provide her with what?
 A new hat
 A handshake
 A kiss on her hand
 A detailed deed

 

Question 8. 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 9. True or false: A beit din, or Jewish court, is able to order a man to give a get to his wife.
 True
 False

 

Question 10. Which of these acts is NOT involved when entering a mikveh?
 being nude
 treading for 2 minutes
 immersing yourself 2-3 times
 saying one blessing