Minor Fasts Quiz


The four minor fasts on the Jewish calendar commemorate tragedies in Jewish history such as the murder of Gedaliah, the Jewish governor of Judah, and the breach of the walls around Jerusalem in 70 CE. How much do you know about these days?

    Question 1 of 7:

    Who does the Fast of Gedaliah honor?

     A Babylonian-appointed official who was put in charge of the Jews
     One of the fairest and most equitable judges in the Book of Judges
     A non-Jewish woman who married the evil king Nebuchadnezzar and murdered him in his sleep
     The first and fifth Chabad rebbes