Sephardic Judaism QuizSephardic Jews have a rich history, and over time they have developed their own traditions, customs, and laws. How much do you know about Sephardic Jewry?
Question 1. Some sephardic communities have a special ceremony to celebrate
When a girl reaches menses
A pregnant woman
When a baby learns to clap
When a child first eats solid food
Question 2. On Passover Sephardic halakhah allows one to eat which of the following foods?
All of the above
Question 3. Unlike their Ashkenazi brethren, Sephardic Jews eat what on Passover
Rice, millet and legumes, known as kitniyot
Bread, bagels and crackers, known as taim
Fresh fruits and vegetables, known as yarok
Question 4. The Sephardic pronunciation of the Hebrew word for Sabbath is
All of the above are acceptable Sephardic pronunciations
Question 5. Who is the current Chief Sephardic Rabbi of Israel?
Rabbi Ovadia Yosef
Rabbi Shlomo Amar
Rabbi Yona Metzger
Rabbi Moses ben Maimon
Question 6. What is the name of the Moroccan feast held immediately after Passover?
Question 7. Which of these is a Sephardic language?
Question 8. True/False: The oldest synagogue in the United States is a Sephardic synagogue.
Question 9. True/False: A Sephardic custom is not to name a child after a living relative.
Question 10. According to Sephardic custom when visiting a shiva house one should be sure to visit
One time or three times
Only on the seventh day
Late at night