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. How many blessings are in the modern Shemoneh Esrei?
Question 2. Which of these is not a normal movement used during Jewish prayer?
Taking three steps back, then three steps forward
Bending the knees and bowing
Folding the hands together, pointed upwards
Swaying from side to side
Question 3. Which book of the Torah is the first line of the Shema prayer taken from?
Question 4. In most communities, how many days in a normal, non-holiday week is the Torah read?
Every day, as long as there is a minyan.
Question 5. Traditionally, Jews say which prayer when they wake up?
Question 6. The prayer in the morning service called Barukh She'amar lists how many different attributes of God?
Question 7. What is the first paragraph of the Aleinu prayer about?
A specifically Jewish obligation to praise God
Universal recognition of God by all people
Invoking collective recognition of God
Refraining from saying Godís name in vain
Question 8. True or false: A minyan has always referred to a gathering of exactly ten people.