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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. Tzitzit are meant to be tied on
 The top of all square garments
 The corners of garments
 The back of shirts
 The sides of pants


Question 3. What is the name of the white garment worn by some on the High Holidays?


Question 4. What is the Hebrew word for phylactories?


Question 5. What’s inside a mezuzah?
 A tiny Torah
 A cedar tree seed
 A scroll of parchment
 A small prayer shawl


Question 6. Which of these objects is meant to be affixed on the doorways of one's home?


Question 7. What is the name for the candle that lights the other candles on a hannukiah?


Question 8. On what holiday do we pour a cup for Elijah?
 Tisha B'Av
 Passover (Pesach)


Question 9. Which of the following is NOT a blast of the shofar?


Question 10. Which of the following is NOT used in the havdalah service?
 spice box
 kiddush cup