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 33rd day of the Omer is called
Question 2. The book of Exodus calls Shavuot
Question 3. Shavuot takes place how many days after the first Passover seder
Question 4. What was the special offering for the holiday of Shavuot in the times of the Temple?
A firstborn child.
Question 5. By which name are the 49 steps of the Omer traditionally referred?
The Ladder of Righteousness.
The Steps of Purity.
The Steps of Ascension.
The Journey of Faith.
None of the above.
Question 6. Sephardic Jews often read a version of this on Shavuot
Question 7. This ceremony, marking completion of advanced years in religious school, is often held on Shavuot