Bar/Bat Mitzvah Quiz

How much do you know about this coming-of-age ceremony?

Traditionally, being a bar/bat mitzvah meant that one was obligated to fulfill the mitzvot, or commandments. Today, boys and girls may mark this event by leading services, reading from the Torah, or doing community service projects.

Question 1 of 10
Haftarah portions come from which set of books?
Question 2 of 10
Which famous rabbi introduced the ceremony of confirmation to Jewish America?
Question 3 of 10
Who had the first known public celebration of a bat mitzvah in the United States?
Question 4 of 10
Which TV show featured an episode where a character felt "incomplete" because he'd never had a bar mitzvah?
Question 5 of 10
Which of these things is a bar or bat mitzvah child required to perform?
Question 6 of 10
When did the first bar mitzvah ceremonies occur?
Question 7 of 10
True or false: Converted children are not allowed to read from the Torah.
Question 8 of 10
In which countries is there evidence of bat mitzvahs before the 20th century?
Question 9 of 10
Adult bar/bat mitzvahs have gained popularity in the last
Question 10 of 10
Which one of these statements is NOT true: The bat/bar mitzvah celebration marks the time when children are

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