Liturgy & Prayers QuizFrom the morning Shema to the evening Shema, prayer provides structure for the Jewish day. How much do you know about liturgy and prayers for regular days, Shabbat, and holidays?
Question 1. What is Viddui?
Repeated confession of sins
A symbolic reenactment of the ancient priestly ritual for Yom Kippur
The memorial service
The last of the five Yom Kippur services
Question 2. Tehines are special prayers for which group of people?
Those younger than bar or bat mitzvah age
Question 3. Is it permissible to reply "amen" louder than the person whose blessing you're saying "amen" to?
Only if you are a rabbi.
Question 4. The third paragraph of Shema refers to which laws?
Laws of wearing tzitzit
Laws of mezuzot
Laws of tefillin
Laws of kashrut
Question 5. What does Amidah literally mean?
Question 6. Which of these Hebrew prayer words means "world" or "eternity"?
Question 7. When a Torah scroll is removed from the ark, what does the congregation chant?
"Turn us to you, O Lord, and we will return. Renew our days as of old"
"Hear, O Israel, the Lord is our God, the Lord alone"
"From Zion shall come forth the Torah, the word of the Lord from Jerusalem"
"Praise the Lord who is blessed!"
Question 8. In most communities, how many days in a normal, non-holiday week is the Torah read?
Every day, as long as there is a minyan.