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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. How many wicks must a havdalah candle have?
 More than one
 At least three
 Four
 Seven

 

Question 2. On what holiday do we pour a cup for Elijah?
 Shavuot
 Purim
 Tisha B'Av
 Passover (Pesach)

 

Question 3. What goes inside a tzedakah box?
 Food
 Clothing
 Money
 Advice

 

Question 4. Matzah must be made from start to finish in how many minutes?
 10
 12
 18
 36

 

Question 5. For which holiday do people build a physical structure outside the home?
 Hanukkah
 Shavuot
 Tisha B'Av
 Sukkot

 

Question 6. What is carried around the synagogue during the Simhat Torah festivities?
 The Torah
 Siddurim
 New Babies
 The lulav

 

Question 7. Which of these is NOT a part of the lulav?
 Hadas
 Etrog
 Arava
 Levanon

 

Question 8. Which of these objects is meant to be affixed on the doorways of one's home?
 Pushke
 Mezuzah
 Terumah
 Haggadah

 

Question 9. What is the name for the candle that lights the other candles on a hannukiah?
 Hadas
 Shamash
 Shoresh
 Shalosh

 

Question 10. Which of the following is a holidays where the shofar is not blown?
 Rosh Hashanah
 Yom Kippur
 Sukkot
 The shofar is blown on all of these holidays