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. On Tisha B’Av, people
Refraining from washing
Refraining from sexual relations
Refraining from wearing leather
All of the above
Question 2. What is significant about the Shabbat following Tisha B'Av?
It is also a fast day
Tallit are worn at Minhah instead of Shaharit
A special haftarah, Haftarat Nahamu, is read
One loaf of challah is eaten instead of two
Question 3. 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 4. On Tisha B'Av, these are worn at minhah
Tallit and tefillin
Question 5. Which book is read on Tisha B’Av?
Song of Songs
Question 6. True or false: Some Jews believe that a need for Tisha B'Av no longer exists.
Question 7. How many weeks of communal mourning lead up to Tisha B’Av?