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. Tisha B’Av marks remembers the
Expulsion of the Jews from England
Destruction of the Temple in Jerusalem
Jews who were killed during the Spanish Inquisition
Six million Jewish lives that were lost during the Holocaust
Question 2. At the meal immediately after Tisha B’Av, what two items are traditionally not consumed?
Wine and meat
Dairy and liquor
Challah and wine
Fish and meat
Question 3. 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
Question 4. Who is the "weeping woman" in the prophet Jeremiah's dirges thought to be?
Question 5. What does the beginning of the Three Weeks mark?
The final siege of Jerusalem that led to the Second Temple’s destruction
The final siege of Jerusalem that led to the First Temple’s destruction
The time that people must beginning cleaning their houses for Passover
Each week commemorates one of the pilgrimage festivals
Question 6. What was the Western Wall originally the wall of?
The First Temple
The Second Temple
The Old City of Jerusalem
Question 7. True or false: Some Jews believe that a need for Tisha B'Av no longer exists.