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 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 2. The ketubah is traditionally both a legal document and a
Question 3. Which contemporary value has been the most powerful force for changing the traditional Jewish wedding ceremony?
None of the above
Question 4. What is a ketubah?
A prayer shawl
A marriage contract
A seclusion room
Question 5. 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 6. Which of these acts is NOT involved when entering a mikveh?
treading for 2 minutes
immersing yourself 2-3 times
saying one blessing
Question 7. Which is these is NOT one of the steps in the Jewish marriage ceremony?
Question 8. What is the name of the circle dance that is traditionally performed at Jewish wedding parties?
Question 9. The word ketubah comes from the Hebrew word for what?
Question 10. On a Sabbath preceding his wedding, the groom has (and in liberal congregations, the bride and groom both have) a/an