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: Tenaim, the ceremony where the couple signs the conditions of marriage, is required by Jewish law.
Question 2. Which contemporary value has been the most powerful force for changing the traditional Jewish wedding ceremony?
None of the above
Question 3. The ceremony in which the groom covers the bride's face with a veil is called the
Question 4. True or false: A rabbi is required to perform a marriage ceremony.
Question 5. According to Jewish law, how many witnesses are required to sign the ketubah, or wedding contract?
Question 6. The origins of the kiddushin (betrothal ceremony) are found in the
Question 7. 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 8. 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 9. 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
Question 10. In Yiddish, an aufruf means