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. Guests at a Jewish wedding should be sure to
Cover their arms, legs, and faces
Fast on the day of the wedding
Arrive at least an hour early to get a good seat
Wish the couple "Mazal tov!"
Question 2. For how many days do the wedding celebrations continue after the wedding?
Question 3. Which of these ceremonies literally means "conditions" and is traditionally what set the financial and logistical details for a wedding?
Question 4. Which act formalizes the marriage in the erusin (betrothal) ceremony?
Reading the ketubah
Exchanging a ring (or rings)
Seclusion of the bride and groom in a private room
Reciting the seven blessings
Question 5. Some people believe that Tuesday is a particularly good day for a Jewish wedding because
In Genesis, on the third day of creation, the phrase "... and God saw that it was good" appears twice
Itís cheaper than a wedding on a weekend
Any day during the week is fine, as long as the wedding isnít on Shabbat
To avoid two members of the family getting married on the same day
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. What is a Jewish bill of divorce?
Question 8. 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 9. On which of these dates is a wedding NOT traditionally prohibited?
Fast of Esther
Question 10. Which of these practices aims to make the traditional Jewish wedding more egalitarian?
Inserting the Lieberman clause in the ketubah
Using a "brit ahuvim" (covenant of lovers) instead of a ketubah
Asking women to be witnesses
All of the above