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. The third paragraph of Shema refers to which laws?
Laws of wearing tzitzit
Laws of mezuzot
Laws of tefillin
Laws of kashrut
Question 2. Which of these is NOT a feature of services on Rosh Hashanah?
The blowing of the Shofar
The inclusion of liturgical poetry called piyyutim
The recitation of the legend of Jewish martyrs
The recitation of the prayer Avinu Malkenu
Question 3. What is the afternoon service called?
Question 4. 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 5. 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 6. To spiritually prepare the worshipper for reciting the obligatory major prayers of the morning, the Rabbis established a series of selected passages to be read each morning. Where are these passages from?
The Book of Genesis
Song of Songs
The Hebrew Bible
Question 7. How many blessings are in the modern Shemoneh Esrei?
Question 8. What is the morning service called?