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. 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 2. How many blessings are in the modern Shemoneh Esrei?
Question 3. What is the afternoon service called?
Question 4. What does Amidah literally mean?
Question 5. Is it permissible to reply "amen" louder than the person whose blessing you're saying "amen" to?
Only if you are a rabbi.
Question 6. Which book of the Torah is the first line of the Shema prayer taken from?
Question 7. 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 8. What is the text used during the Passover seder?