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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. Which of the following is used in bedikat hametz?
 Feather
 Spices
 Matzah
 Siddur

 

Question 3. Which is NOT one of the objects on the seder place?
 Hamantaschen
 Haroset
 Bitter Herbs
 Shank Bone

 

Question 4. True or False: Some people swing chickens over their heads to absolve themselves of sins before Yom Kippur?
 True
 False

 

Question 5. 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

 

Question 6. For which holiday do people build a physical structure outside the home?
 Hanukkah
 Shavuot
 Tisha B'Av
 Sukkot

 

Question 7. What is the Hebrew word for prayer shawl?
 Tallit
 Tefillin
 Bekishe
 Lulav

 

Question 8. With what is a baby redeemed during the pidyon haben ceremony?
 Silver coins
 Bread
 Good deeds
 All of the above

 

Question 9. 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

 

Question 10. How many tefillin are in a set?
 1
 2
 3
 4