Jewish Prayer QuizJewish prayer has evolved from scattered supplications in the Bible to a vast, codified tradition today. How much do you know about Jewish prayer, synagogues, rabbis, and liturgy?
Question 1. What is the daily prayer book called?
Question 2. Which prayer, which refers to the "houses of Israel," is recited upon entering the synagogue?
Question 3. How many blessings are in the contemporary Shemoneh Esrei?
Question 4. True or false: No Jewish denominations permit women to become rabbis.
Question 5. In communities without cantors, what title is given to a knowledgeable person who leads the congregation in prayer?
Director of Education
President of the synagogue
Question 6. True or false: The issue of musical instruments in Shabbat services is controversial, with different communities embracing divergent practices.
Question 7. Which of these is not a garment worn for Jewish prayer?