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

1 3 5 7

Qustion 2. For how many days do the wedding celebrations continue after the wedding?

3 5 7 10

Qustion 3. 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 4. The huppah, or marriage canopy, symbolizes

The new home that the bride and groom are creating together Something borrowed, and something blue The seriousness of Yom Kippur in its white color and lack of design The tree of life

Qustion 5. 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 6. When does an aufruf ("calling up") traditionally take place?

The morning of the couple's wedding. The day before the wedding. The Sabbath preceding the wedding. The final time the couple sees each other before the wedding.

Qustion 7. 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 8. 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 9. True or false: A rabbi is required to perform a marriage ceremony.

True Fal

Qustion 10. The word ketubah comes from the Hebrew word for what?

To love To party To bless To write
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