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. True or false: In traditional circles, the bride and groom do not embark upon a honeymoon immediately after their wedding.
Question 2. Which Jewish movement has come out strongly in favor of same-sex marriages?
Question 3. The ketubah is traditionally both a legal document and a
Question 4. What is the name of the circle dance that is traditionally performed at Jewish wedding parties?
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. On which of these dates is a wedding NOT traditionally prohibited?
Fast of Esther
Question 7. Which of these has been suggested to explain why a glass is broken at the end of a Jewish wedding ceremony?
It recalls those individuals who do not have the freedom to celebrate either religiously or publicly
It commemorates the destruction of the Temple
It is an act of noisemaking employed to chase away demons that might attack the couple
All of the above
Question 8. According to the 2001 American Religious Identification Survey, what portion of Jewish adults in America are members of interfaith families?
Question 9. In Yiddish, an aufruf means
Question 10. Which is NOT part of the seven blessings (sheva brachot)?
Blessed are You, Creator of the fruit of the vine
Gladden these beloved companions as You gladdened Your creatures in the garden of Eden
Blessed are You, Creator of human beings
Blessed are You, Creator of food from the earth