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. Which Jewish movement created Megillat Hashoah (The Holocaust Scroll), which contains personal recollections of Holocaust survivors and is written in biblical style?

Reform Conservative Orthodox Reconstructionist

Qustion 2. Which poem commemorating Israel's dead has been traditionally read on Yom Hazikaron?

"The Silver Platter." "Jerusalem of Gold." "Friendship." "For Yitzchak." "Shalom (Salaam)."

Qustion 3. When does Yom Hashoah take place?

27th of Nissan 27th of Adar 17th of Nissan 17th of Adar

Qustion 4. Yom Hazikaron takes place the day before which holiday?

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

Qustion 5. 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

Qustion 6. When did Yom Yerushalayim (Jerusalem Day) first come into existence?

After Israel won the War of Independence When the British Mandate in Palestine ended After the Six-Day War After the First Intifada

Qustion 7. 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 8. The first official ceremony in Israel marking Yom Hazikaron took place at

Mount Herzl The Western Wall The Hall of Independence Sde Boker The Great Synagogue

Qustion 9. What is the origin of Tu B'Av?

It was started on early Israeli kibbutzim as a Jewish Valentine's Day. It was a matchmaking day for unmarried women in the second Temple period. The date was adopted by the First Zionist Congress. It was originally produced by JDate. None of the above.

Qustion 10. When do the two sirens go off in Israel on Yom Hazikaron?

8:00 P.M. and 11 A.M. 8:00 A.M. and 8:00 P.M. Sunset and Sunrise 10:00 A.M. and 5:00 P.M.
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