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: A beit din, or Jewish court, is able to order a man to give a get to his wife.
Question 2. What is the name of the circle dance that is traditionally performed at Jewish wedding parties?
Question 3. 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 4. In talmudic times, the ketubah was written in what language?
Question 5. True or false: The ketubah obligates a husband to provide food, clothing, and sexual satisfaction to his wife.
Question 6. Which is these is NOT one of the steps in the Jewish marriage ceremony?
Question 7. 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 8. According to Jewish law, how many witnesses are required to sign the ketubah, or wedding contract?
Question 9. What is a ketubah?
A prayer shawl
A marriage contract
A seclusion room
Question 10. According to the 2001 American Religious Identification Survey, what portion of Jewish adults in America are members of interfaith families?