Death and Mourning Quiz

What are the history and practical aspects of Jewish bereavement?

Question 1 of 10
What is an ethical will?
Question 2 of 10
Jews traditionally recite the viddui (confession) before they die and
Question 3 of 10
True or false: According to Jewish law, a convert is not obligated to sit shiva for a member of his/her gentile family.
Question 4 of 10
What is a shomer in the context of death and mourning?
Question 5 of 10
How is suicide treated in Jewish tradition?
Question 6 of 10
When might Jewish law permit autopsies?
Question 7 of 10
What is tahara?
Question 8 of 10
Traditionally, if a bride or groom suffers the loss of parent within the 30 days leading up to the wedding, the wedding is to be:
Question 9 of 10
Jewish caskets are traditionally made out of what material?
Question 10 of 10
What is seudat havra’ah?

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