Death and Mourning QuizWhat are the history and practical aspects of Jewish bereavement?
Question 1. True or false: There is no explicit prohibition against suicide in the Bible.
Question 2. Which prayer is at the end of the deathbed viddui ceremony?
Question 3. Which of the following was the site of a Jewish mass suicide in the face of Roman conquerors?
Question 4. The person who hears of the death of a parent, spouse, sibling or child is referred to as what up until the funeral?
Question 5. In Jewish tradition, the face of the deceased at a burial is
Covered except for the eyes
Covered except for the mouth
Question 6. What is an ethical will?
A will that is signed by a lawyer
Another name for the Ten Commandments
A letter parents write to their children telling them all the lessons they have learned in their life
A letter parents write to their children allotting their money after they die
Question 7. From the time they find out about a family member's death, until the burial, mourners are in a state called
Question 8. How long is it customary to recite kaddish after the death of a parent?
However long feels right to the mourner
Question 9. When might Jewish law permit autopsies?
When the law of the land requires it
When an autopsy can help cure a disease for others in the future
Both B & C
Question 10. According to Jewish tradition, one is obligated to observe mourning rituals for the following relatives
Father, mother, son, and daughter
Father, brother, son, and husband
Father, mother, sister, brother, son, daughter, and spouse
Father, mother, sister, brother, son, daughter, grandfather, grandmother, and spouse