Liturgy & Prayers QuizFrom the morning Shema to the evening Shema, prayer provides structure for the Jewish day. How much do you know about liturgy and prayers for regular days, Shabbat, and holidays?
Question 1. True or false: Setting the prayer liturgy to music is a 20th-century development.
Question 2. How many blessings are in the modern Shemoneh Esrei?
Question 3. Which of these Hebrew prayer words means "world" or "eternity"?
Question 4. What is the afternoon service called?
Question 5. Birkot HaShahar are blessings for what time of day?
Question 6. Following Birkot HaShahar, which biblical story appears in traditional siddurim?
The tower of Babel
The receiving of the Ten Commandments
The binding of Isaac
Question 7. What does Amidah literally mean?
Question 8. What letter of the Hebrew alphabet is missing from Ashrei, an acrostic psalm?