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. Along with the basic prohibitions, rabbinical authorities enacted a set of secondary restrictions for Shabbat know as:
Question 2. 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 3. True or False: Shabbat services are generally longer than weekday services.
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. 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 6. The blessing over the candles is the exact same for Shabbat as it is for all other holidays.
Question 7. 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