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:

    How can a firstborn son get out of his obligation to fast on Erev Pesach?

     Attend a "siyyum," or conclusion, of a book of Talmud being read
     Sleep in
     Eat matzah for an extra day
     None of these