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. What is the name of the Moroccan feast held immediately after Passover?
Question 2. Which of these famous American Jewish poets was Sephardic?
Question 3. Which of the following great Jewish thinkers was Sephardic?
Rabbi Moshe Isserles
The Hofetz Hayim
Rabbi Moshe Soloveitchik
Question 4. What country were Sephardic Jews expelled from in 1492?
Question 5. On Passover some Sephardic families have the custom of gently hitting each other with
stalks of wheat
Question 6. On Passover Sephardic halakhah allows one to eat which of the following foods?
All of the above
Question 7. Which of these is a Sephardic language?
Question 8. Which of these countries is not considered part of the Sephardic diaspora
Question 9. 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 10. Who is the current Chief Sephardic Rabbi of Israel?
Rabbi Ovadia Yosef
Rabbi Shlomo Amar
Rabbi Yona Metzger
Rabbi Moses ben Maimon