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
What does Simchat Torah mean?
Question 2 of 10
True or false: The celebration of national civic or secular holidays such as Flag Day, Memorial Day, and Independence Day is forbidden by new rabbinic teachings because these holidays are of non-Jewish descent.
Question 3 of 10
Which major festival is treated just like Shabbat, in terms of all work being forbidden?
Question 4 of 10
Which is the proper order for the first four Hebrew months of the year, starting with Tishrei?
Question 5 of 10
What is Yom Hashoah?
Question 6 of 10
What occasion does Tu Bishvat mark?
Question 7 of 10
Which Hebrew month does Rosh Hashanah fall in?
Question 8 of 10
True or false: In Western Europe in the 18th and 19th centuries, holiday symbols--such as the Christmas tree--signified secular inclusion in society for the Jewish elite.
Question 9 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 10 of 10
Hanukkah is also known by which of these names?

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