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?

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Qustion 1. 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 2. Which of the following great Jewish thinkers was Sephardic?

Rabbi Moshe Isserles The Hofetz Hayim Maimonides Rabbi Moshe Soloveitchik

Qustion 3. On Passover some Sephardic families have the custom of gently hitting each other with

leeks green onions stalks of wheat brooms

Qustion 4. What is the appropriate thing to say to someone after they have received an aliyah at a Sephardic synagogue?

Barukh Hu Yashar Koach Hazak U'Barukh Nu?

Qustion 5. Which of these countries is not considered part of the Sephardic diaspora

Egypt Turkey Tunisia Belarus

Qustion 6. True/False: The oldest synagogue in the United States is a Sephardic synagogue.

True False

Qustion 7. Which of these famous American Jewish poets was Sephardic?

Emma Lazarus Samuel Menashe Phillip Levine Allen Ginsburg

Qustion 8. How many days do Sephardim say selichot before the High Holidays?

2 7 12 30

Qustion 9. What geographical region does the term "Ashkenazic" literally refer to?

Poland Russia Tunisia Germany

Qustion 10. Which of these is a Sephardic language?

Aramaic Ladino Yiddish Hebrew
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