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. What is the name of the circle dance that is traditionally performed at Jewish wedding parties?
Question 2. On which of these dates is a wedding NOT traditionally prohibited?
Fast of Esther
Question 3. True or false: A beit din, or Jewish court, is able to order a man to give a get to his wife.
Question 4. Which is NOT part of the seven blessings (sheva brachot)?
Blessed are You, Creator of the fruit of the vine
Gladden these beloved companions as You gladdened Your creatures in the garden of Eden
Blessed are You, Creator of human beings
Blessed are You, Creator of food from the earth
Question 5. Which of these acts is NOT involved when entering a mikveh?
treading for 2 minutes
immersing yourself 2-3 times
saying one blessing
Question 6. 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 7. Following the grace after meal at the wedding party, how many extra blessings are read?
Question 8. Which of these has been suggested to explain why a glass is broken at the end of a Jewish wedding ceremony?
It recalls those individuals who do not have the freedom to celebrate either religiously or publicly
It commemorates the destruction of the Temple
It is an act of noisemaking employed to chase away demons that might attack the couple
All of the above
Question 9. The origins of the kiddushin (betrothal ceremony) are found in the
Question 10. The ketubah is traditionally both a legal document and a