Liturgy & Prayers Quiz

From the morning Shema to the evening Shema, prayer provides structure for the Jewish day. How much do you know about liturgy and prayers for regular days, Shabbat, and holidays?

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Qustion 1. Which rabbi designated ten Psalms as having special power for healing?

The Baal Shem Tov Rabbi Nahman of Braslav Hillel Rabbi Akiba

Qustion 2. True or false: Some of the Psalms are included in the daily prayer liturgy.

True False

Qustion 3. Birkot HaShahar are blessings for what time of day?

Morning Meal-time Afternoon Evening

Qustion 4. Which of these prayers are the focus of the morning service?

Hinei Ma-tov and Aleinu Ashrei and Adon Olam Shema and the Amidah Barkhu and P'sukei d'Zimrah

Qustion 5. Which of these is not a normal movement used during Jewish prayer?

Taking three steps back, then three steps forward Bending the knees and bowing Folding the hands together, pointed upwards Swaying from side to side

Qustion 6. Tehines are special prayers for which group of people?

Those younger than bar or bat mitzvah age Women Yeshiva students Orthodox Jews

Qustion 7. What is the name of the Reconstructionist movement's main prayerbooks for weekdays, Shabbat, and holidays?

Siddur Sim Shalom Kol Haneshamah Metsudah Siddur Gates of Prayer

Qustion 8. Which of these is NOT a feature of services on Rosh Hashanah?

The blowing of the Shofar The inclusion of liturgical poetry called piyyutim The recitation of the legend of Jewish martyrs The recitation of the prayer Avinu Malkenu

Qustion 9. On Shabbat, the weekly Torah reading is divided into how many sections, or aliyot?

Four Three Six Seven

Qustion 10. Which of these Hebrew prayer words means "world" or "eternity"?

Barukh Melekh Olam Ha-aretz
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