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. On which of these dates is a wedding NOT traditionally prohibited?

Shabbat Yom Ha’atzmaut Shavuot Fast of Esther

Qustion 2. What is a ketubah?

A table A prayer shawl A marriage contract A seclusion room

Qustion 3. According to Jewish law, how many witnesses are required to sign the ketubah, or wedding contract?

1 2 3 4

Qustion 4. True or false: Tenaim, the ceremony where the couple signs the conditions of marriage, is required by Jewish law.

True False

Qustion 5. 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 6. What is the name of the circle dance that is traditionally performed at Jewish wedding parties?

Hora Klezmer Sheitel Polka

Qustion 7. True or false: A rabbi is required to perform a marriage ceremony.

True Fal

Qustion 8. Which of these statements about yihud (seclusion) is true?

In the yihud room, a couple is alone for a period of time immediately following their marriage ceremony Qualified witnesses must attest that the couple was secluded in the yihud room Couples eat a small meal in the yihud room, and if they are fasting, will break their fast. All of the above

Qustion 9. 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 10. For how many days do the wedding celebrations continue after the wedding?

3 5 7 10
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