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. Which book of the Torah is the first line of the Shema prayer taken from?
Question 2. Which rabbi designated ten Psalms as having special power for healing?
The Baal Shem Tov
Rabbi Nahman of Braslav
Question 3. Traditionally, Jews say which prayer when they wake up?
Question 4. In which part of the daily service includes the act of "fall on their face" "(nefilat apayim," literally "fall on one's face")?
Question 5. What is the Yom Kippur service that refers to the symbolic closing of the gates of heaven?
Question 6. What does Amidah literally mean?
Question 7. Which is NOT added to the musaf service on Rosh Hashanah?
Question 8. Following Birkot HaShahar, which biblical story appears in traditional siddurim?
The tower of Babel
The receiving of the Ten Commandments
The binding of Isaac