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. 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 2. Original proposals for Yom HaShoah had it closer to the holiday of

Sukkot Shavuot Passover Hanukkah Purim

Qustion 3. 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 4. What poem, by Nathan Alterman, has been a common reading for Yom Hazikaron ceremonies?

Hare'ut Hatikvah Magash Hakesef Kaddish D’Rabanan

Qustion 5. What is Yom Hashoah?

Israeli Independence Day Jerusalem Day Holocaust Remembrance Day The Jewish birthday for trees

Qustion 6. 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 7. 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 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. The Chief Rabbinate of Israel decided this should be said on Yom Ha’atzmaut?

Yizkor Hallel Selichot Al HaNissim Tal

Qustion 10. True or False: It is common to light memorial candles on Yom HaShoah

True False
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