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. Melaveh Malkah is
The fifth service on Shabbat
A prayer said during Friday night services
The meal eaten after Havdalah
A special bread eaten on Shabbat
The Torah portion read each week on Shabbat
Question 2. True or False: Shabbat services are generally longer than weekday services.
Question 3. What does Oneg Shabbat mean?
The pleasure (or delight) of Shabbat
Harmony in the home on Shabbat
Shabbat has begun
Question 4. How long does Shabbat last?
24 hours and 30 minutes
Question 5. When does the first special Shabbat of the Jewish year occur?
On Tu Bishvat
Between Shemini Atzeret and Simchat Torah
Between Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur
Between Yom Kippur and Sukkot
Question 6. Traditionally, how many stars should appear in the sky to signify the end of Shabbat?
It doesn’t matter, as long as the North Star appears
Question 7. Which Torah service on Shabbat offers a taste of the next week's Torah portion?