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. "Come my friend, let us greet the Shabbat bride!" is the chorus of what Shabbat prayer?
Song of the Sea
Question 2. One of the key values connected to the celebration of Shabbat is that of menuha, which means what?
Eating good food
Spending time with loved ones
Question 3. What are zemirot?
Songs to be sung at Shabbat meals
The term for the three Shabbat blessings over wine, bread, and candles
Special kippot worn on Shabbat
Snacks customarily served after Shabbat services on Friday night
Question 4. What is seudah shelishit?
The third meal on Shabbat
An exception made to a Shabbat prohibition
The final prayer that ends the Havdalah service
One who observes all Sabbath laws faithfully
Question 5. True or False: Shabbat services are generally longer than weekday services.
Question 6. 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 7. The blessing over the candles is the exact same for Shabbat as it is for all other holidays.