Modern Holidays Quiz


Contemporary Jews observe holidays that commemorate events in recent Jewish history such as the Holocaust and the creation of the State of Israel.
How much do you know about modern Jewish holidays?

Question 1 of :

Qustion 1. Yom Hazikaron takes place the day before which holiday?

Shemini Atzeret Yom Kippur Tu B’av Yom Ha’atzmaut

Qustion 2. What is the Hebrew date of the formal establishment of the State of Israel, and the day on which independence is celebrated?

The 15th of Adar The 5th of Iyar The 19th of Adar II The 20th of Shvat

Qustion 3. True or False: It is common to light memorial candles on Yom HaShoah

True False

Qustion 4. In Israel, which of these is always true?

Yom Hazikaron always comes right before Yom Ha'atzmaut. Yom Yerushalayim always comes the day after Yom Ha'atzmaut. Yom Yerushalayim and Yom Ha'atzmaut are the same day. Yom Hazikaron is always on Shabbat.

Qustion 5. What is the National Bible Quiz?

A tournament in which ultra-Orthodox students vie about Torah and Talmud. A spelling bee-like competition of Jewish students from around the world based on the Tanakh. A television game show that culminates on Yom Ha'atzmaut. A yearly questionnaire that every Israeli citizen receives in the mail.

Qustion 6. The first siddur to include a prayer for the government is from

The 5th century The 14th century The 18th century The Holocaust-era

Qustion 7. Often said on Yom Yerushalayim, ir shehubrah lah yahdai means

A city that is compact together A city that is very pretty A city that has a wall A city in Israel Jerusalem, our holy capital

Qustion 8. Yom Ha'atzmaut is the anniversary of whose announcement of the creation of State of Israel?

Moshe Dayan Golda Meir David Ben-Gurion Tzipi Livni None of the above.

Qustion 9. When is Yom Hashoah, in relation to other holidays on the Jewish calendar?

A week after the first day of Passover, and a week before Shavuot A week after the seventh day of Passover, and a week before Yom Hazikaron A week after the seventh day of Sukkot, and one day before Simchat Torah Five days after Rosh Hashanah, and five days before Yom Kippur

Qustion 10. What types of public venues in Israel are closed on Yom Hashoah?

Restaurants that serve meat All stores and outlets Non-kosher restaurants Theatres, pubs, and cinemas
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