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. 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 2. What does chillul Shabbat refer to?
The shabbat nap
One who observes the Sabbath
Violation of the Shabbat
A communal Shabbat meal
Question 3. Which of the following is NOT one of the 10 things the Zohar explains the head of the household must accomplish at the Shabbat table?
Welcome poor guests to the table
Eat three festive meals
Put two loaves of bread on the table
Drink four cups of wine
None of the above
Question 4. "Come my friend, let us greet the Shabbat bride!" is the chorus of what Shabbat prayer?
Song of the Sea
Question 5. 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 6. Tisha B'av is preceded and followed by special Shabbatot known as:
Hazon and Nahamu
HaHodesh and Hagadol
Shira and Shekalim
Zakhor and Parah
Question 7. What is the blessing over the challah called?
Lehadlik ner shel Shabbat