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: The ketubah obligates a husband to provide food, clothing, and sexual satisfaction to his wife.

True False

Qustion 2. True or false: In traditional circles, the bride and groom do not embark upon a honeymoon immediately after their wedding.

True False

Qustion 3. What is a ketubah?

A table A prayer shawl A marriage contract A seclusion room

Qustion 4. Which contemporary value has been the most powerful force for changing the traditional Jewish wedding ceremony?

Egalitarianism Socioeconomic diversity Relative morality None of the above

Qustion 5. The origins of the kiddushin (betrothal ceremony) are found in the

Torah Mishnah Halakhic Codes Psalms

Qustion 6. 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 7. 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 8. In Yiddish, an aufruf means

calling up congratulations husband get drunk

Qustion 9. 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 10. 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
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