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
Which of these is a bat mitzvah tradition among Chabad-Lubavitch families?
Question 2 of 10
Is a bar or bat mitzvah ceremony required for every Jewish child?
Question 3 of 10
What is the minimum age for a girl to have a bat mitzvah?
Question 4 of 10
The bar mitzvah ceremony dates back to
Question 5 of 10
True or false: In Moroccan communities, the emphasis of the bar mitzvah is more about laying tefillin, and less about being called up to the Torah.
Question 6 of 10
The tradition of boys reading from the Torah at their bar mitzvah began in what century?
Question 7 of 10
When did the first bar mitzvah ceremonies occur?
Question 8 of 10
Who decried the materialism of bar/bat mitzvah parties?
Question 9 of 10
In some synagogues, normally after the completion of 10th grade religious school, what ceremony do teenagers participate in?
Question 10 of 10
Haftarah portions come from which set of books?

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