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 times a day do traditional Jews pray?

One Three Four Five Ten

Qustion 2. True or false: While the “official” language of Jewish prayer is Hebrew, there are several Aramaic parts of the liturgy.

True False

Qustion 3. According to the Talmud, who originated the morning shaharit service?

Abraham Sarah Isaac Jacob Moses

Qustion 4. What is the prayer leader in a synagogue called?

Rabbi Reverend Shaliah Tzibbur Prayermaster

Qustion 5. True or false: The first Jewish prayer books can be found in the writings of the post-talmudic sages of Babylonia (geonim) and their successors in North Africa and Europe.

True False

Qustion 6. What is a niggun?

A wordless melody A musical motif that is utilized in various combinations when chanting prayers The specific tune for chanting the Torah Selections from Psalms, sung on Friday night

Qustion 7. True or false: No Jewish denominations permit women to become rabbis.

True False

Qustion 8. 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 9. How many times is the word "amen" found in the Hebrew Bible?

None One 10 More than 20

Qustion 10. How many parts does the Priestly Blessing have?

Five Seven Thirteen Three
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