Yom Kippur Quiz


A day of fasting, prayer, and introspection, Yom Kippur is often considered the holiest day of the Jewish year. How much do you know about Yom Kippur?

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Qustion 1. The service that ends Yom Kippur is called

Musaf Viddui Neilah Yizkor

Qustion 2. On Yom Kippur some people wear a special garment called a

Tichel Kittel Fabrengen Yarmulke katan

Qustion 3. Which of the following is NOT restricted on Yom Kippur according to Jewish law?

Eating and Drinking Having Sex Wearing leather shoes Wearing white

Qustion 4. Which is NOT a theme of Yom Kippur?

Justice Judgment Forgiveness Miracles Repentance

Qustion 5. During the Temple period, on Yom Kippur two goats were selected on Yom Kippur. One was sacrificed for Israel's sins. The other was sent to

Eleazar ben Azariah Azazel Beelzebub The Valley of Dry Bones

Qustion 6. The explicit connection between Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur is first made in

The Torah The Talmud The Mahzor The Tosefta The Megillah

Qustion 7. According to the rabbis, Yom Kippur is the anniversary of the day that

The great flood began Joseph was sent to prison in Egypt Moses came down from Sinai with the Ten Commandments Abraham circumcised himself

Qustion 8. Immediately after Yom Kippur it is traditional to

Drink apple juice to symbolize a sweet year to come Eat a bagel to symbolize the circle of life Begin building a sukkah Gossip about the outfits other people were wearing in synagogue

Qustion 9. A famous story in the Talmud records a conversation between Rabbi Joshua and Rabbi Yohanan. When Rabbi Joshua decries the lack of the Yom Kippur sacrifice in the post-Temple word, Rabbi Yohana replies that we still have another effective method of atonement. What does he say that method is?

Giving charity to the needy Fasting Wearing white Acts of loving-kindness

Qustion 10. What is the Talmudic tractate that discusses Yom Kippur called?

Yoma Responsa Drasha Gemara
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