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 special name for the Shabbat immediately before Tisha BíAv?
Question 2. What is a kinah?
A mournful prayer
One of the elegies written by the Spanish philosopher Judah HaLevi
Retellings and remembrances for destroyed Jewish communities
All of the above.
None of the above.
Question 3. True or false: Some Jews believe that a need for Tisha B'Av no longer exists.
Question 4. Which book is read on Tisha BíAv?
Song of Songs
Question 5. True or False: Eikha is read with a special cantillation tune.
Question 6. 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
Question 7. The Three Weeks begin on
The 18th of Tammuz
The 9th of Av
The 17th of Adar
The 17th of Tammuz
The 1st of Av