Tisha B'Av QuizThe fast day Tisha B'Av commemorates the destruction of the Temples in Jerusalem and many other tragedies throughout Jewish history. How much do you know about Tisha B'Av?
Question 1. In the three-week period before Tisha B’Av, which of these activities do traditional Jews refrain from?
Hosting or attending celebrations, such as weddings
Listening to music
Shaving and getting haircuts
All of the above
Question 2. Which king was responsible for the destruction of the First Temple?
Question 3. The Shabbat after Tisha B'Av is called
Question 4. True or false: The day before Tisha B'Av, one should feast like a king and have great joy.
Question 5. What is the Hebrew term for the Book of Lamentations?
Question 6. Who was Bar Kokhba?
The last High Priest before the destruction of the Temple
The Jew who betrayed Jerusalem to the Romans
A Jewish warrior who fought against the Romans
The composer of Lamentations
Question 7. When is Tisha B’Av observed?
On the 7th of Av
On the 9th of Av
On the 10th of Adar
On the 9th of Adar