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


Question 2. On what holiday does one traditionally spin a dreidel?
 Tu Bishvat


Question 3. What goes inside a tzedakah box?


Question 4. True or False: A megillah scroll looks just like a Torah scroll


Question 5. Which is NOT one of the objects on the seder place?
 Bitter Herbs
 Shank Bone


Question 6. How many wicks must a havdalah candle have?
 More than one
 At least three


Question 7. What is the Hebrew word for phylactories?


Question 8. What is the name of the white garment worn by some on the High Holidays?


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


Question 10. For which holiday do people build a physical structure outside the home?
 Tisha B'Av