Modern Holidays QuizContemporary 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. Who do we remember on Yom Hazikaron?
The victims of the Holocaust.
The victims of anti-Jewish pogroms throughout history.
The fallen at Masada.
The soldiers of Israel's armed forces who have died.
Question 2. What poem, by Nathan Alterman, has been a common reading for Yom Hazikaron ceremonies?
Question 3. Yom Hazikaron is a memorial day for
Those who lost their lives in the struggle that led to the establishment of the State of Israel
Those who were killed while in active duty in Israel's armed forces
Those who died in the sieges of Jerusalem during the destruction of the First and Second Temples
A & B
A, B, & C
Question 4. 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.
Question 5. When is Yom Yerushalayim (Jerusalem Day) celebrated?
The 28th of Iyar
The 15th of Iyar
The 18th of Kislev
The 2nd of Shvat
Question 6. What is Yom Hashoah?
Israeli Independence Day
Holocaust Remembrance Day
The Jewish birthday for trees
Question 7. 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