Weddings Quiz


When planning a Jewish wedding, there are laws and traditions concerning everything from the engagement, to the procession, to the week after the wedding. How much do you know about Jewish weddings?

Question 1 of :

Qustion 1. Which act formalizes the marriage in the erusin (betrothal) ceremony?

Reading the ketubah Exchanging a ring (or rings) Seclusion of the bride and groom in a private room Reciting the seven blessings

Qustion 2. The word ketubah comes from the Hebrew word for what?

To love To party To bless To write

Qustion 3. For how many days do the wedding celebrations continue after the wedding?

3 5 7 10

Qustion 4. Which of these ceremonies literally means "conditions" and is traditionally what set the financial and logistical details for a wedding?

Erusin Tenaim Nissuin Mikveh

Qustion 5. True or false: A beit din, or Jewish court, is able to order a man to give a get to his wife.

True False

Qustion 6. Guests at a Jewish wedding should be sure to

Cover their arms, legs, and faces Fast on the day of the wedding Arrive at least an hour early to get a good seat Wish the couple "Mazal tov!"

Qustion 7. Which is NOT part of the seven blessings (sheva brachot)?

Blessed are You, Creator of the fruit of the vine Gladden these beloved companions as You gladdened Your creatures in the garden of Eden Blessed are You, Creator of human beings Blessed are You, Creator of food from the earth

Qustion 8. What is the name of the circle dance that is traditionally performed at Jewish wedding parties?

Hora Klezmer Sheitel Polka

Qustion 9. Some people believe that Tuesday is a particularly good day for a Jewish wedding because

In Genesis, on the third day of creation, the phrase "... and God saw that it was good" appears twice It’s cheaper than a wedding on a weekend Any day during the week is fine, as long as the wedding isn’t on Shabbat To avoid two members of the family getting married on the same day

Qustion 10. What is a halakhic prenuptial agreement?

A document that aims to prevent women from becoming agunot An agreement that the bride gets to keep all the personal property she brought into a marriage An agreement that the groom gets to keep all the personal property he brought into a marriage A get
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