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. People who fast according to Jewish law abstain from

All food and drinks All food and drinks except water All food, but not drinks All solid food All food that is not harvest directly from the ground

Qustion 2. What custom, often held on Erev Yom Kippur, is meant to atone for one's personal sins?

Tzedakah Kittel Kaparot Viddui

Qustion 3. Yom Kippur falls on what Hebrew date

The 1st of Tishrei Every Shabbat The 10th of Tishrei The 1st of Nisan The 15th of Kislev

Qustion 4. 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

Qustion 5. 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 6. Leviticus 23:27 tells us that, "You should do no work throughout that day." It is referring to which day:

The 1st of Tishrei The 10th day of Tishrei The 11th of Adar The 13th of Tamuz

Qustion 7. 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 8. 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 9. True or False: Judaism teaches that human beings are basically sinful.

True False

Qustion 10. 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
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