Newborn Ceremonies QuizThe birth of a child is a momentous occasion for any family. How much do you know about Jewish ceremonies for new baby boys and girls?
Question 1. True or false: Many traditional Jewish families give a Hebrew or Yiddish name to a newborn daughter during a Torah-reading service at synagogue.
Question 2. Additional details for the Pidyon HaBen ceremony appear in which text?
The Book of Samuel
Question 3. Which is NOT a sign associated in the Torah with divine-human covenant?
The rainbow after the flood that Noah saw from his ark
Eve eating from the Tree of Life
Question 4. What is the tradition of welcoming baby girls into the community called in some Sephardic communities?
Question 5. In what decade was the publication of the first full-blown ceremony of welcoming, naming, and covenant for a baby girl?
Question 6. What is name of the ceremony in which first-born Jewish males are redeemed from the service of the ancient priests?
Question 7. Which Jews have the custom of naming a baby after deceased family members?