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?

Question 1 of :

Qustion 1. How many times is the word "amen" found in the Hebrew Bible?

None One 10 More than 20

Qustion 2. Which of these is not a garment worn for Jewish prayer?

Kippah Tallit Tefillin Gartel Mezuzah

Qustion 3. 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 4. Which of these are Hebrew terms for musical phrases and notes?

T'amim N'ginot Piyyutim A & B A & C

Qustion 5. Which prayer, which refers to the "houses of Israel," is recited upon entering the synagogue?

Shema Mah Tovu Amidah Aleinu

Qustion 6. In Temple times, what was the main role of the synagogue?

To provide a place to house communal guests To serve as a place of Jewish study and gathering To serve as a place to keep tallit and tefillin To provide sanctuary to people who needed a special place to talk to God

Qustion 7. True or false: Traditional Jewish men recite a blessing each morning for "not making me a woman."

True False

Qustion 8. What is the prayer leader in a synagogue called?

Rabbi Reverend Shaliah Tzibbur Prayermaster

Qustion 9. How many men are needed to form a traditional prayer quorum?

7 10 13 15

Qustion 10. How many blessings are in the contemporary Shemoneh Esrei?

One Three Nineteen One hundred
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