Rosh Hashanah Quiz

Rosh Hashanah is a time when Jews reflect on their actions and try to make amends with each other and God, and it is also the Jewish New Year. How much do you know about Rosh Hashanah?

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Qustion 1. During Rosh Hashanah services in particular, Jews read special religious poems called

Mahzorim Brahot Piyyutim Shirim

Qustion 2. Apples and/or challah are traditionally dipped in honey to symbolize

The hope for a sweet new year Man’s eternal sweet tooth The sweetness of the feeling forgiveness for one’s sins The hope for peace one day in the future

Qustion 3. What special type of challah(s) is traditionally eaten during Rosh Hashanah?

Two challahs that are identical in length, one for each day Challah with chocolate chips, to symbolize the sweetness of life Round challah, to symbolize the eternal cycle of life A challah in the shape of a book, to symbolize God’s books of life and death

Qustion 4. The main ingredients of tzimmes, a popular Rosh Hashanah side dish, are

Heads of lettuce Fish heads Carrots Beets Rice

Qustion 5. Which part of the Torah is read on Rosh Hashanah?

The first Rosh Hashanah service in the desert. The Israelites fleeing from Egypt. The relationship between Abraham and Isaac. The creation of the World.

Qustion 6. Which is true of the tashlikh service?

Its purpose is to cast off ("tashlikh") one's sins. It may be done in a body of water containing fish. Throwing bread in the water is not required. All of the above. None of the above.

Qustion 7. Which is NOT added to morning prayers on Rosh Hashanah?

Malkhuyot Havdallah Zikhronot Shofarot

Qustion 8. 6. True or false: The tekiah gedolah is always the final shofar blast played.

True False

Qustion 9. Where is the tem "Rosh Hashanah" referenced by name in the Bible?

At the beginning of Creation. In the Book of Ezekiel. When Moses writes down the Torah. In the instructions for sacrifices. It isn't.

Qustion 10. The rabbis in the Talmud thought that the day of Rosh Hashanah coincides with which day of creation?

The first day The fourth day The sixth day The seventh day
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