Jewish holidays are mainly in commemoration of important moments in Jewish history, from the exodus from Egypt to the founding of the State of Israel. These holidays are scheduled on the Jewish calendar, not the Gregorian calendar. Some Jews also celebrate secular and Christian holidays, to varying extents. How much do you know about holidays?

Question 1 of 10
Which holiday is NOT a pilgrimage holiday?
Question 2 of 10
Which secular holiday has Jewish roots, since the celebration was modeled after the ancient Israelites' fall harvest festival of Sukkot?
Question 3 of 10
Shemini Atzeret and Simchat Torah come at the end of which holiday?
Question 4 of 10
The major commemoration of Tisha B’Av is for what?
Question 5 of 10
True or false: Halloween has non-Jewish religious origins, and this sometimes causes traditional Jews to feel uncomfortable celebrating it.
Question 6 of 10
The ancient Rabbis introduced a way of dealing with the reality that sometimes Diaspora communities were not sure when the Hebrew month began, and therefore were not sure when holidays were. What was their solution?
Question 7 of 10
Which is NOT a special service added on some holidays?
Question 8 of 10
Which is a major symbol of Sukkot?
Question 9 of 10
Hanukkah is also known by which of these names?
Question 10 of 10
What does Simchat Torah mean?

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