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. What is the Hebrew term for the Book of Lamentations?
Question 2. Who first allowed Jews to pray at the Western Wall?
None of the above
Question 3. The edict of King Edward I that forced Jews to leave England, was enacted in
Question 4. Which Byzantine emperor allowed Jews to pray at the Western Wall on Tisha B'av
Question 5. Who composed the Book of Lamentations?
Question 6. At the meal immediately after Tisha BíAv, what two items are traditionally not consumed?
Wine and meat
Dairy and liquor
Challah and wine
Fish and meat
Question 7. Which tragic event is not thought to have happened on Tisha B'Bv
The capture of Bethar, which marked the final defeat of Bar Kokhba's rebellion against the Romans
The signing of the edict of King Edward I compelling the Jews of England to leave the country
The expulsion of the Jews from Spain
Hamanís destruction of the Jews of Persia