Jewish Prayer Quiz

Jewish prayer has evolved from scattered supplications in the Bible to a vast, codified tradition today. How much do you know about Jewish prayer, synagogues, rabbis, and liturgy?

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Qustion 1. How many men are needed to form a traditional prayer quorum?

7 10 13 15

Qustion 2. Why do Jews pray?

To reminds us of life's truths To connect us to other realms Because of a sense of obligation and purpose To achieve spiritual discipline All of these reasons

Qustion 3. What is the name of a large rectangular shawl with strings tied in a particular pattern in each of the four corners?

Tallit Tefillin Gartel Mezuzah

Qustion 4. True or false: According to traditional halakhah, women are exempt from the obligation to wear a tallit.

True False

Qustion 5. Which is the correct ending for the blessing for washing one’s hands?

Dayan ha'emet She'natan mi-kvodo l'vasar va-dam Al netilat yadayim Hatov v'ha'meitiv

Qustion 6. How many parts does the Priestly Blessing have?

Five Seven Thirteen Three

Qustion 7. What does the word "rabbi" literally mean?

Listener My teacher Leader Clergy

Qustion 8. What is the daily prayer book called?

Mahzor Siddur Bentscher Shiron

Qustion 9. How many times a day do traditional Jews pray?

One Three Four Five Ten

Qustion 10. Prayer is regarded as a substitute for this action in the Holy Temple:

Sacrificial offerings Pilgrimage Confession Tzedakah Talking in the back
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