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. The name of the month Elul, can be interpreted as an acronym for the Hebrew verse
"Mi Hamokha" or "Who is like you?"
"Vayomer Moshe" or "And Moses said"
"Shema Yisrael" or "Hear O Israel"
"Ani L'dodi V'dodi Li" or "I am my beloved's and my beloved is mine"
Question 2. The Mishnah gives four new years. Which is not one of them?
The first of Tishrei or Rosh Hashanah
The fifteenth of Shvat of Tu Bishvat
The first of Nisan
The first of Elul
The fifteenth of Nisan or Passover
Question 3. 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 4. Which is NOT added to morning prayers on Rosh Hashanah?
Question 5. Where is the tem "Rosh Hashanah" referenced by name in the Bible?
At the beginning of Creation.
In the Book of Ezekiel.
When Moses writes down the Torah.
In the instructions for sacrifices.
Question 6. Which of these is not one of the blasts of the shofar?
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.