Rosh Hashanah QuizRosh Hashanah is a time when Jews reflect on their actions and try to make amends with each other and God, and it is also the Jewish New Year. How much do you know about Rosh Hashanah?
Question 1. Apples and/or challah are traditionally dipped in honey to symbolize
The hope for a sweet new year
Manís eternal sweet tooth
The sweetness of the feeling forgiveness for oneís sins
The hope for peace one day in the future
Question 2. How many extra blessings are added to the Musaf Amidah on Rosh Hashanah?
Question 3. According to Rabbi Irving Greenberg, when the Rosh Hashanah liturgy focuses on death, what is it really talking about?
Daily routines and psychic numbness, a "death in life."
Our prayers not being answered.
Question 4. Which part of the Torah is read on Rosh Hashanah?
The first Rosh Hashanah service in the desert.
The Israelites fleeing from Egypt.
The relationship between Abraham and Isaac.
The creation of the World.
Question 5. The Hebrew month before Rosh Hashanah has special prayers and moments that help us prepare for the holiday. This month is called
Question 6. When Reform congregations read Torah on the second day of Rosh Hashanah, they often read
The story of the 10 plagues
The story of creation
The story of Esther
The story of 12 spies
Question 7. The only reference in the Bible to a "Rosh Hashanah" appears in the sixth century BCE book of Ezekiel in a context that refers not to a specific holiday, but to a season of the year.