Weddings QuizWhen 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. Which contemporary value has been the most powerful force for changing the traditional Jewish wedding ceremony?
None of the above
Question 2. The huppah, or marriage canopy, symbolizes
The new home that the bride and groom are creating together
Something borrowed, and something blue
The seriousness of Yom Kippur in its white color and lack of design
The tree of life
Question 3. Which of these acts is NOT involved when entering a mikveh?
treading for 2 minutes
immersing yourself 2-3 times
saying one blessing
Question 4. What is a mikveh?
A ritual bath where brides immerse before their wedding
A ritual bath where women immerse after they menstruate
A ritual bath where converts immerse to become Jewish
All of the above
Question 5. The ceremony in which the groom covers the bride's face with a veil is called the
Question 6. What is a halakhic prenuptial agreement?
A document that aims to prevent women from becoming agunot
An agreement that the bride gets to keep all the personal property she brought into a marriage
An agreement that the groom gets to keep all the personal property he brought into a marriage
Question 7. Because the wedding feast is considered a festive meal with religious significance, it has the status of
Question 8. Following the grace after meal at the wedding party, how many extra blessings are read?
Question 9. Which is these is NOT one of the steps in the Jewish marriage ceremony?
Question 10. Which Jewish movement has come out strongly in favor of same-sex marriages?