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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. 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


Question 2. What is carried around the synagogue during the Simhat Torah festivities?
 The Torah
 New Babies
 The lulav


Question 3. Which of the following is NOT a blast of the shofar?


Question 4. Which of the following is NOT used on a typical Friday night?
 Challah cover
 Kiddush Cup


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


Question 6. Matzah must be made from start to finish in how many minutes?


Question 7. What’s inside a mezuzah?
 A tiny Torah
 A cedar tree seed
 A scroll of parchment
 A small prayer shawl


Question 8. True or False: Some people swing chickens over their heads to absolve themselves of sins before Yom Kippur?


Question 9. Which of the following is used in bedikat hametz?


Question 10. What is the object used to read from the Torah?