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 secular holiday has Jewish roots, since the celebration was modeled after the ancient Israelites' fall harvest festival of Sukkot?
Question 2 of 10
What is Israel’s independence day called?
Question 3 of 10
Yom Hazikaron is a memorial day for whom?
Question 4 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 5 of 10
Hanukkah is also known by which of these names?
Question 6 of 10
What does Simchat Torah mean?
Question 7 of 10
In Israel, which holiday is celebrated for two days?
Question 8 of 10
The major commemoration of Tisha B’Av is for what?
Question 9 of 10
True or false: Halloween has non-Jewish religious origins, and this sometimes causes traditional Jews to feel uncomfortable celebrating it.
Question 10 of 10
In the Jewish calendar’s 19-year cycle, how many leap years are there?

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