Sephardic Judaism Quiz

Sephardic Jews have a rich history, and over time they have developed their own traditions, customs, and laws. How much do you know about Sephardic Jewry?

Question 1 of :

Qustion 1. What country were Sephardic Jews expelled from in 1492?

Spain Portugal The Netherlands England

Qustion 2. Which of the following is not one of the three main classifications of Jews?

Priests Levites Israelim Karaites

Qustion 3. True/False: The first Jews in America were Sephardim.

True False

Qustion 4. Unlike their Ashkenazi brethren, Sephardic Jews eat what on Passover

Rice, millet and legumes, known as kitniyot Bread, bagels and crackers, known as taim Fresh fruits and vegetables, known as yarok Fish

Qustion 5. What is the name of the Moroccan feast held immediately after Passover?

Mazel tov Shehekhiyanu Molad Maimouna

Qustion 6. The word sepharad refers to which country?

Portugal Spain Tunisia Egypt

Qustion 7. True/False: The oldest synagogue in the United States is a Sephardic synagogue.

True False

Qustion 8. At what point in the service do Sephardic Jews display the Torah scroll to the congregation?

Before the Torah service After the Torah service Between the second and third aliyot At the end of the musaf service

Qustion 9. Which of the following is a Sephardic custom for the Passover seder?

Making animal sounds during Had Gadya Throwing matzah balls during the meal Picking up the seder plate and holding it over everyone’s heads during Ha Lahma Anya Dressing up as Pharaoh and then changing into a Moses costume halfway through the meal

Qustion 10. Sephardic and Ashkenazi Jews are the only Jewish ethnicities.

True False
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