Shavuot QuizShavuot began as a harvest festival, but it also commemorates the revelation at Sinai and the giving of the Torah. Traditions of the holiday include eating dairy, nighttime learning, and decorating houses and synagogues with plant life. How much do you know about this spring holiday?
Question 1. The late night Shavuot study session is known as
Tikkun Leil Shavuot
Question 2. What was the special offering for the holiday of Shavuot in the times of the Temple?
A firstborn child.
Question 3. Which book is read on Shavuot?
The Book of Ruth
The Book of Esther
Song of Songs
The Books of Ezra and Nehemiah
Question 4. Which Talmudic sage is associated with the pilgrimage taken by many Jews on Lag Ba'Omer?
Rabbi Simeon ben Yohai.
Deborah the Judge.
Hillel and Shammai.
Question 5. What food(s) are very popular to eat on Shavuot?
All of the above
Question 6. In the book of Ruth, Ruth's mother-in-law is
Question 7. The hymn said as an introduction to the Ten Commandments is called