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. When does the first special Shabbat of the Jewish year occur?
On Tu Bishvat
Between Shemini Atzeret and Simchat Torah
Between Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur
Between Yom Kippur and Sukkot
Question 2. True or False: Shabbat services are generally longer than weekday services.
Question 3. What is the name of the reading from one of the Bible's prophetic books that is read after the Torah on Shabbat?
Question 4. How long does Shabbat last?
24 hours and 30 minutes
Question 5. What does Oneg Shabbat mean?
The pleasure (or delight) of Shabbat
Harmony in the home on Shabbat
Shabbat has begun
Question 6. True or False: The story of creation contains a commandment for humans to observe a sabbath.
Question 7. What is the blessing over the challah called?
Lehadlik ner shel Shabbat