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. The origins of the kiddushin (betrothal ceremony) are found in the

Torah Mishnah Halakhic Codes Psalms

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. Following the grace after meal at the wedding party, how many extra blessings are read?

1 3 5 7

Qustion 4. Agunot are women whose husbands

Refuse to give them a bill of divorce Left them for another woman Cheated on them Died and left them as widows

Qustion 5. On which of these dates is a wedding NOT traditionally prohibited?

Shabbat Yom Ha’atzmaut Shavuot Fast of Esther

Qustion 6. Which of these practices aims to make the traditional Jewish wedding more egalitarian?

Inserting the Lieberman clause in the ketubah Using a "brit ahuvim" (covenant of lovers) instead of a ketubah Asking women to be witnesses All of the above

Qustion 7. What is a ketubah?

A table A prayer shawl A marriage contract A seclusion room

Qustion 8. True or false: In traditional circles, the bride and groom do not embark upon a honeymoon immediately after their wedding.

True False

Qustion 9. Because the wedding feast is considered a festive meal with religious significance, it has the status of

Seudat ha-makom Seudat havra'ah Seudat Purim Seudat mitzvah

Qustion 10. True or false: A beit din, or Jewish court, is able to order a man to give a get to his wife.

True False
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