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. Which rabbi designated ten Psalms as having special power for healing?
The Baal Shem Tov
Rabbi Nahman of Braslav
Question 2. What letter of the Hebrew alphabet is missing from Ashrei, an acrostic psalm?
Question 3. What is the text used during the Passover seder?
Question 4. 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 5. The Kaddish prayer is in what language?
Question 6. Which of these is NOT a feature of services on Yom Kippur?
Hallel in Shaharit
The Kol Nidrei service
The recitation of the Book of Jonah
A fifth service at the end of the day called Neilah
Question 7. Which book of the Torah is the first line of the Shema prayer taken from?
Question 8. Which of these Hebrew prayer words means "world" or "eternity"?