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. Why is Tuesday considered an especially auspicious day for a wedding? Which one is right?
Because in the Creation Story, God mentioned twice that the day is good
Because people have recovered from the weekend
Because the Ten Commandments were delivered on a Tuesday
Because the Temple was completed on a Tuesday
Question 3. Which Jewish movement has come out strongly in favor of same-sex marriages?
Question 4. True or false: A beit din, or Jewish court, is able to order a man to give a get to his wife.
Question 5. For how many days do the wedding celebrations continue after the wedding?
Question 6. 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
Question 7. 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 8. True or false: Tenaim, the ceremony where the couple signs the conditions of marriage, is required by Jewish law.
Question 9. What is a ketubah?
A prayer shawl
A marriage contract
A seclusion room
Question 10. According to the 2001 American Religious Identification Survey, what portion of Jewish adults in America are members of interfaith families?