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 B’Av?
Question 2. 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 3. The Kotel is also known as the
Question 4. True or False: Eikha is read with a special cantillation tune.
Question 5. 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 6. In what year were Jews expelled from Spain, one of the Jewish tragedies marked in Tisha B’av?
Question 7. Which line in the Book of Lamentations is read aloud by the whole congregation?
"How lonely sits the city once full of people"
"I thought my strength and hope in the Lord had perished"
"Turn us to you, O Lord, and we will return. Renew our days as of old."
"Those who died by the sword were better off than those who perished by hunger"