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. Because the wedding feast is considered a festive meal with religious significance, it has the status of
Question 2. When does an aufruf ("calling up") traditionally take place?
The morning of the couple's wedding.
The day before the wedding.
The Sabbath preceding the wedding.
The final time the couple sees each other before the wedding.
Question 3. True or false: Tenaim, the ceremony where the couple signs the conditions of marriage, is required by Jewish law.
Question 4. Some people believe that Tuesday is a particularly good day for a Jewish wedding because
In Genesis, on the third day of creation, the phrase "... and God saw that it was good" appears twice
Itís cheaper than a wedding on a weekend
Any day during the week is fine, as long as the wedding isnít on Shabbat
To avoid two members of the family getting married on the same day
Question 5. True or false: In traditional circles, the bride and groom do not embark upon a honeymoon immediately after their wedding.
Question 6. 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 7. The ketubah is traditionally both a legal document and a
Question 8. For how many days do the wedding celebrations continue after the wedding?
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