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

Hora Klezmer Sheitel Polka

Qustion 2. 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

Qustion 3. 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 4. True or false: The ketubah obligates a husband to provide food, clothing, and sexual satisfaction to his wife.

True False

Qustion 5. Which of these acts is NOT involved when entering a mikveh?

being nude treading for 2 minutes immersing yourself 2-3 times saying one blessing

Qustion 6. What is a ketubah?

A table A prayer shawl A marriage contract A seclusion room

Qustion 7. The ketubah is traditionally both a legal document and a

disposable document artistic document funny document tax document

Qustion 8. 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 9. On a Sabbath preceding his wedding, the groom has (and in liberal congregations, the bride and groom both have) a/an

Aufruf Tisch Bedeken Huppah

Qustion 10. Which of these has been suggested to explain why a glass is broken at the end of a Jewish wedding ceremony?

It recalls those individuals who do not have the freedom to celebrate either religiously or publicly It commemorates the destruction of the Temple It is an act of noisemaking employed to chase away demons that might attack the couple All of the above
View Printer Friendly Quiz » Return to Web Version