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?

Question 1 of :

Qustion 1. The only reference in the Bible to a "Rosh Hashanah" appears in the sixth century BCE book of Ezekiel in a context that refers not to a specific holiday, but to a season of the year.

True False

Qustion 2. 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 3. In which Torah passage is the shofar alluded to?

When God remembers Sarah and she becomes pregnant with Isaac The binding of Isaac When Isaac meets Rebecca When Isaac’s two sons are born, Jacob and Esav

Qustion 4. 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

Qustion 5. Because Reform Jews do not recite the musaf service, when do Reform congregations blow the shofar?

Only on Yom Kippur. The shofar is not sounded. After every mention of God's name. During the Rosh Hashanah morning service. None of the above.

Qustion 6. In what Hebew month is Rosh Hashanah?

Av Kislev Tishrei Adar

Qustion 7. How many extra blessings are added to the Musaf Amidah on Rosh Hashanah?

One Two Three Four

Qustion 8. The two days of Rosh Hashanah usher in the

Aseret Yemei Teshuvah (Ten Days of Repentance) Yamim Noraim (The Days of Awe) Hol hamo’ed (The intermediate days) Both A & B Both B & C

Qustion 9. What is the last month of the Hebrew year?

Tishrei Elul Shevat Nisan Lipez

Qustion 10. Many people see the High Holiday season beginning with the 17th of Tammuz and ending with

Hanukkah Passover Thanksgiving Simchat Torah Cheshvan
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