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. Birkot HaShahar are blessings for what time of day?
Question 2. 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 3. Which of these Hebrew prayer words means "world" or "eternity"?
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. The third paragraph of Shema refers to which laws?
Laws of wearing tzitzit
Laws of mezuzot
Laws of tefillin
Laws of kashrut
Question 6. True or false: Jewish law mandates that one must pray three times a day--at 10 AM, 1 PM, and 5 PM.
Question 7. The three pilgrimage festivals, as well as Hanukkah and Rosh Chodesh, are characterized by the joyous recitation of a group of psalms called what?
Question 8. How many blessings are in the modern Shemoneh Esrei?