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. Traditionally, when are meals for Shabbat prepared?
Before Shabbat so that one does not break Shabbat by cooking
After lighting the Shabbat candles
The meals for Saturday are prepared after dinner on Friday night
Question 2. What is the blessing over the challah called?
Lehadlik ner shel Shabbat
Question 3. What does chillul Shabbat refer to?
The shabbat nap
One who observes the Sabbath
Violation of the Shabbat
A communal Shabbat meal
Question 4. 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 5. True or False: Shabbat services are generally longer than weekday services.
Question 6. What is the meaning of the word Kiddush?
Question 7. How long does Shabbat last?
24 hours and 30 minutes