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

True False

Qustion 3. 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 4. What is a Jewish bill of divorce?

A halakhah A get A responsa A drasha

Qustion 5. According to Jewish law, how many witnesses are required to sign the ketubah, or wedding contract?

1 2 3 4

Qustion 6. True or false: A rabbi is required to perform a marriage ceremony.

True Fal

Qustion 7. 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 8. What is the name of the circle dance that is traditionally performed at Jewish wedding parties?

Hora Klezmer Sheitel Polka

Qustion 9. The origins of the kiddushin (betrothal ceremony) are found in the

Torah Mishnah Halakhic Codes Psalms

Qustion 10. If the groom does not have a ring for his bride, he is allowed to provide her with what?

A new hat A handshake A kiss on her hand A detailed deed
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