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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. True or False: A megillah scroll looks just like a Torah scroll


Question 2. Which of these is NOT a part of the lulav?


Question 3. What’s inside a mezuzah?
 A tiny Torah
 A cedar tree seed
 A scroll of parchment
 A small prayer shawl


Question 4. How many candles are lit on the last day of Hanukkah?


Question 5. What are the tefillin sewn together with?
 The sinews of an animal
 Strong plastic chords
 Flax string


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


Question 7. On what holiday does one traditionally spin a dreidel?
 Tu Bishvat


Question 8. Which of the following is used in bedikat hametz?


Question 9. The greenery used for the roof of a sukkah is called


Question 10. 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