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. Which ceremony marks Shabbat's departure?
Question 2. 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 3. Muktseh can be described as
Objects whose normal use entails an activity forbidden on Shabbat
The addition of liturgy for Shabbat services
The commandment in Exodus to observe Shabbat
Setting aside family time on Shabbat
The process of cooking before Shabbat
Question 4. The blessing over the candles is the exact same for Shabbat as it is for all other holidays.
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. Who wrote the hymn Lekhah Dodi?
Solomon Ibn Gabirol
Solomon ben Moses Halevi
Question 7. What is the blessing over the challah called?
Lehadlik ner shel Shabbat