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?

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Qustion 1. On Tisha B'Av, these are worn at minhah

Leather shoes White robes Tallit and tefillin Soiled clothing

Qustion 2. The two major sects of Judaism after the destruction of the Temple were

The Reform and Orthodox The Ashkenazic and Sephardic The Pharisees and Sadducees The Tannaim and Amoraim The Kohans and Levis

Qustion 3. What is special name for the Shabbat immediately before Tisha B’Av?

Shabbat Hazon Shabbat Zakhor Shabbat Hahodesh Shabbat Shuva

Qustion 4. "You will be offered for sale as slaves, and there will be no one willing to buy" is an ancient curse, foreshadowing Tisha B'Av and comes from:

The Torah The Talmud The Mechilta Rabbi Kook None of the above.

Qustion 5. Which king was responsible for the destruction of the First Temple?

King Nebuchadnezzar King Titus King Antiochus King Ahab

Qustion 6. Who composed the Book of Lamentations?

Bar Kokhba Rabbi Akiva Jeremiah Daniel

Qustion 7. 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 8. In the three-week period before Tisha B’Av, which of these activities do traditional Jews refrain from?

Hosting or attending celebrations, such as weddings Listening to music Shaving and getting haircuts All of the above

Qustion 9. In what year were Jews expelled from Spain, one of the Jewish tragedies marked in Tisha B’av?

980 1450 1492 1889

Qustion 10. Tisha B'Av never occurs

In August In July On Shabbat On Tuesday In the Southern Hemisphere
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