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 of these acts is NOT involved when entering a mikveh?
treading for 2 minutes
immersing yourself 2-3 times
saying one blessing
Question 2. Which contemporary value has been the most powerful force for changing the traditional Jewish wedding ceremony?
None of the above
Question 3. In talmudic times, the ketubah was written in what language?
Question 4. According to Jewish law, how many witnesses are required to sign the ketubah, or wedding contract?
Question 5. Following the grace after meal at the wedding party, how many extra blessings are read?
Question 6. For how many days do the wedding celebrations continue after the wedding?
Question 7. 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 8. According to the 2001 American Religious Identification Survey, what portion of Jewish adults in America are members of interfaith families?
Question 9. The word ketubah comes from the Hebrew word for what?
Question 10. 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