Shabbat Quiz

How much do you know about this weekly holiday?

Though many activities are forbidden on Shabbat–from writing to playing instruments–Shabbat is seen as a great gift from God to the Jewish people, and is celebrated with special songs, meals, and prayers. How much do you know about Shabbat?

Question 1 of 10
What is the name of the reading from one of the Bible's prophetic books that is read after the Torah on Shabbat?
Question 2 of 10
The blessing for male children invokes the biblical characters of
Question 3 of 10
Tisha B'av is preceded and followed by special Shabbatot known as:
Question 4 of 10
What does chillul Shabbat refer to?
Question 5 of 10
Who wrote the hymn Lekhah Dodi?
Question 6 of 10
When does the first special Shabbat of the Jewish year occur?
Question 7 of 10
Which important Jewish writer wrote, "More than the Jewish people has preserved the Shabbat, the Shabbat has preserved the Jewish people."
Question 8 of 10
Where are the weekly haftarah selections taken from?
Question 9 of 10
What does Oneg Shabbat mean?
Question 10 of 10
True or False: All of the Shabbat prayers for Friday night are from the Book of Deuteronomy.

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