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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


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


Question 3. What goes inside a tzedakah box?


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


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


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


Question 7. Which of these is NOT a part of the lulav?


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


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


Question 10. 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