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Shavuot Quiz

Shavuot 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. How many sentences are in the Jewish version of the Ten Commandments


Question 2. What was the special offering for the holiday of Shavuot in the times of the Temple?
 A firstborn child.


Question 3. True or False: One cannot get married on Lag B'Omer


Question 4. Which of these holidays occurs during the counting of the Omer?
 Jerusalem Day.
 Israeli Independence Day.
 Holocaust Remembrance Day.
 All of the above.
 None of the above.


Question 5. The word "Shavuot" means


Question 6. The tomb of Simeon bar Yohai, a noted figure connected to Lag B'Omer, is located in
 None of the above.


Question 7. The late night Shavuot study session is known as
 Tikkun Olam
 Tikkun Leil Shavuot
 Olam Haba
 Laila Boker