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. 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 2. On which of these dates is a wedding NOT traditionally prohibited?
Fast of Esther
Question 3. True or false: The ketubah obligates a husband to provide food, clothing, and sexual satisfaction to his wife.
Question 4. In Yiddish, an aufruf means
Question 5. Which of these ceremonies literally means "conditions" and is traditionally what set the financial and logistical details for a wedding?
Question 6. Which contemporary value has been the most powerful force for changing the traditional Jewish wedding ceremony?
None of the above
Question 7. True or false: Tenaim, the ceremony where the couple signs the conditions of marriage, is required by Jewish law.
Question 8. 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 9. Because the wedding feast is considered a festive meal with religious significance, it has the status of
Question 10. Which of these acts is NOT involved when entering a mikveh?
treading for 2 minutes
immersing yourself 2-3 times
saying one blessing