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. What is seudah shelishit?
The third meal on Shabbat
An exception made to a Shabbat prohibition
The final prayer that ends the Havdalah service
One who observes all Sabbath laws faithfully
Question 2. The blessing over the candles is the exact same for Shabbat as it is for all other holidays.
Question 3. Which modern Jewish philosopher says that Shabbat celebrates "time," not "space"?
Abraham Joshua Heschel
Question 4. What is the blessing over the challah called?
Lehadlik ner shel Shabbat
Question 5. How long does Shabbat last?
24 hours and 30 minutes
Question 6. What does Havdalah literally mean?
Question 7. Who wrote the hymn Lekhah Dodi?
Solomon Ibn Gabirol
Solomon ben Moses Halevi