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Jewish Ritual Objects

From a Torah to a seder plate, apples and honey to a mezuzah, Jewish life is full of ritual objects that help us perform mitzvot (commandments) and live Jewish lives. How much do you know about Jewish ritual objects?

Question 1. What does one do with a lulav?
 Eat it in the sukkah
 Shake it
 Smell it before bed and upon awaking
 All of the above


Question 2. Which of the following is used in bedikat hametz?


Question 3. Which is NOT one of the objects on the seder place?
 Bitter Herbs
 Shank Bone


Question 4. True or False: Some people swing chickens over their heads to absolve themselves of sins before Yom Kippur?


Question 5. Which of the following is a holidays where the shofar is not blown?
 Rosh Hashanah
 Yom Kippur
 The shofar is blown on all of these holidays


Question 6. For which holiday do people build a physical structure outside the home?
 Tisha B'Av


Question 7. What is the Hebrew word for prayer shawl?


Question 8. With what is a baby redeemed during the pidyon haben ceremony?
 Silver coins
 Good deeds
 All of the above


Question 9. What is the name for the chair that a baby is placed on during a brit milah ceremony?
 Moses's chair
 Aaron's chair
 David's chair
 Elijah's chair


Question 10. How many tefillin are in a set?