Shabbat QuizThough many activities are forbidden on Shabbat--from writing to playing instruments--Shabbat is seen as a great gift from God to the Jewish people, and is celebrated with special songs, meals, and prayers. How much do you know about Shabbat?
Question 1. Musaf is the additional service done in some synagogues that acts as a verbal replacement for what ancient custom?
A dance to welcome the Shabbat bride
An additional animal sacrifice offered each Shabbat
Immersing in a mikveh, or ritual bath
Fasting on Shabbat
Question 2. Along with the basic prohibitions, rabbinical authorities enacted a set of secondary restrictions for Shabbat know as:
Question 3. What is the meaning of the word Kiddush?
Question 4. Melaveh Malkah is
The fifth service on Shabbat
A prayer said during Friday night services
The meal eaten after Havdalah
A special bread eaten on Shabbat
The Torah portion read each week on Shabbat
Question 5. What is the proper order of the blessings in the Havdalah ceremony?
Spices, Candle, Wine
Wine, Spices, Candle
Candle, Wine, Challah
Spices, Wine, Candle
Matzah, Wine, Karpas
Question 6. The rabbis in the Mishnah identified how many basic categories of labor that are forbidden on Shabbat?
Question 7. What does Havdalah literally mean?