Shabbat QuizThough many activities are forbidden on Shabbat--from writing to playing instruments--Shabbat is seen as a great gift from God to the Jewish people, and is celebrated with special songs, meals, and prayers. How much do you know about Shabbat?
Question 1. True or False: Shabbat services are generally longer than weekday services.
Question 2. Which Torah service on Shabbat offers a taste of the next week's Torah portion?
Question 3. The blessing for male children invokes the biblical characters of
Abraham and Jacob
Moses and Aaron
Joshua and Caleb
Ephraim and Menashe
Sarah and Rachel
Question 4. An eruv helps people deal with the Shabbat prohibition of
Lighting a fire
Question 5. The rabbis in the Mishnah identified how many basic categories of labor that are forbidden on Shabbat?
Question 6. Tisha B'av is preceded and followed by special Shabbatot known as:
Hazon and Nahamu
HaHodesh and Hagadol
Shira and Shekalim
Zakhor and Parah
Question 7. What is the blessing over the challah called?
Lehadlik ner shel Shabbat