Tisha B'Av Quiz


The fast day Tisha B'Av commemorates the destruction of the Temples in Jerusalem and many other tragedies throughout Jewish history.

How much do you know about Tisha B'Av?

Question 1 of :

Qustion 1. When is Tisha B’Av observed?

On the 7th of Av On the 9th of Av On the 10th of Adar On the 9th of Adar

Qustion 2. Tisha B’Av marks remembers the

Expulsion of the Jews from England Destruction of the Temple in Jerusalem Jews who were killed during the Spanish Inquisition Six million Jewish lives that were lost during the Holocaust

Qustion 3. Which Byzantine emperor allowed Jews to pray at the Western Wall on Tisha B'av

Constantine Augustus Zeus Theodosius Mehmed II

Qustion 4. Which book is read on Tisha B’Av?

Lamentations Chronicles Ruth Song of Songs

Qustion 5. The Shabbat after Tisha B'Av is called

Shabbat Gadol Shabbat Zahor Shabbat Nahamu Shabbat Hadash Shabbat Shekalim

Qustion 6. In what year were Jews expelled from Spain, one of the Jewish tragedies marked in Tisha B’av?

980 1450 1492 1889

Qustion 7. Which of these is NOT a term for the three weeks preceding Tisha B'Av?

The Three Weeks The Days of Mourning Bein Ha-Metzarim Between the Straits

Qustion 8. Who composed the Book of Lamentations?

Bar Kokhba Rabbi Akiva Jeremiah Daniel

Qustion 9. What is a kinah?

A mournful prayer One of the elegies written by the Spanish philosopher Judah HaLevi Retellings and remembrances for destroyed Jewish communities All of the above. None of the above.

Qustion 10. The edict of King Edward I that forced Jews to leave England, was enacted in

1776 1492 1290 1310 1578
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