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:

    If someone voluntarily fasts on Shabbat, what is the penalty according to Jewish law?

     Bringing a sacrifice to the Temple
     Fasting another day
     Reciting psalms
     Reciting the al-het prayer and banging one's fist against one's chest