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Weddings Quiz

When planning a Jewish wedding, there are laws and traditions concerning everything from the engagement, to the procession, to the week after the wedding. How much do you know about Jewish weddings?



Question 1. True or false: The ketubah obligates a husband to provide food, clothing, and sexual satisfaction to his wife.
 True
 False

 

Question 2. When does an aufruf ("calling up") traditionally take place?
 The morning of the couple's wedding.
 The day before the wedding.
 The Sabbath preceding the wedding.
 The final time the couple sees each other before the wedding.

 

Question 3. For how many days do the wedding celebrations continue after the wedding?
 3
 5
 7
 10

 

Question 4. True or false: Tenaim, the ceremony where the couple signs the conditions of marriage, is required by Jewish law.
 True
 False

 

Question 5. Agunot are women whose husbands
 Refuse to give them a bill of divorce
 Left them for another woman
 Cheated on them
 Died and left them as widows

 

Question 6. Which is these is NOT one of the steps in the Jewish marriage ceremony?
 Bedeken
 Mohar
 Erusin
 Nissuin

 

Question 7. The origins of the kiddushin (betrothal ceremony) are found in the
 Torah
 Mishnah
 Halakhic Codes
 Psalms

 

Question 8. On which of these dates is a wedding NOT traditionally prohibited?
 Shabbat
 Yom Ha’atzmaut
 Shavuot
 Fast of Esther

 

Question 9. Following the grace after meal at the wedding party, how many extra blessings are read?
 1
 3
 5
 7

 

Question 10. What is the name of the circle dance that is traditionally performed at Jewish wedding parties?
 Hora
 Klezmer
 Sheitel
 Polka