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?

Question 1 of :

Qustion 1. The meal before the Yom Kippur fast is called

Seudat ha makom Seudat havra'ah Seudat hamafseket Seudat mitzvah

Qustion 2. According to Jewish law, who may choose not to fast on Yom Kippur?

An ill person A nursing mother A child between the ages of 9-12 All of the above

Qustion 3. 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 4. Which service is NOT specifically added for Yom Kippur?

Martyrology Avodah Musaf Neilah

Qustion 5. Most Reform communities read an alternative Torah reading on the morning of Yom Kippur. This reading was chosen because it does not mention

Sacrifices Homosexuality Shatnez Choosing Life

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. The Viddui is the

Repeated communal confession of sins A symbolic reenactment of the ancient priestly ritual for Yom Kippur Memorial service Closing service of Yom Kippur

Qustion 8. 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 9. During the time between Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur it is customary to do an accounting of one's life. The Hebrew phrase for this is

Heshbon Hanefesh Orlah Vidui Neshamah Yeterah

Qustion 10. The beginning of the Kol Nidre service declares that the personal and religious vows made between the individual and God for the coming year are

Declared null and void if unfulfilled To be followed through to the fullest extent To be made honestly and fairly The most important promises a person could possibly make
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