Shabbat Quiz

Though many activities are forbidden on Shabbat--from writing to playing instruments--Shabbat is seen as a great gift from God to the Jewish people, and is celebrated with special songs, meals, and prayers. How much do you know about Shabbat?

    Question 1 of 7:

    Which of these is not an element of the Shabbat candle lighting ritual?

     Washing hands for purity before lighting
     The actual lighting of the candles
     Drawing ones hands around the candles and toward ones face
     Covering ones eyes with ones hands
     Saying the blessing