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. Who is the current Chief Sephardic Rabbi of Israel?
Rabbi Ovadia Yosef
Rabbi Shlomo Amar
Rabbi Yona Metzger
Rabbi Moses ben Maimon
Question 3. On Passover Sephardic halakhah allows one to eat which of the following foods?
All of the above
Question 4. Which of these countries is not considered part of the Sephardic diaspora
Question 5. True/False: A Sephardic custom is not to name a child after a living relative.
Question 6. A Sephardic custom turns which of the following rituals into a joyful party?
Going to the mikveh before marriage
Going to the hospital to give birth
Going to the cemetery to visit a grave
Going to the beit din for a divorce
Question 7. How many days do Sephardim say selichot before the High Holidays?
Question 8. Which of the following great Jewish thinkers was Sephardic?
Rabbi Moshe Isserles
The Hofetz Hayim
Rabbi Moshe Soloveitchik
Question 9. What does the word Mizrahi mean?
Not One of Us
Question 10. What is Mujaderra?
A Sephardic dish containing lentils and onions
A Sephardic dish containing fish and rosewater
A Sephardic dish made for mothers after they give birth
A Sephardic dish served only at the meal of consolation after a funeral