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 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 2. How many Jews died in the war for independence against the Romans?
Less than ten
Over one million
Question 3. What was the Western Wall originally the wall of?
The First Temple
The Second Temple
The Old City of Jerusalem
Question 4. Tisha B'Av never occurs
In the Southern Hemisphere
Question 5. Which of these is NOT a term for the three weeks preceding Tisha B'Av?
The Three Weeks
The Days of Mourning
Between the Straits
Question 6. The Kotel is also known as the
Question 7. The edict of King Edward I that forced Jews to leave England, was enacted in