Death and Mourning Quiz

What are the history and practical aspects of Jewish bereavement?

Question 1 of 10
Which of these events, in traditional Judaism, will prematurely end a shiva?
Question 2 of 10
After tearing their clothing, what Hebrew phrase do Jewish mourners say?
Question 3 of 10
Which prayer is at the end of the deathbed viddui ceremony?
Question 4 of 10
According to Jewish tradition, one is obligated to observe mourning rituals for the following relatives
Question 5 of 10
When is the El Maleh Rahamim ("God full of compassion") prayer traditionally said?
Question 6 of 10
According to tradition, what do Jews do to initiate the mourning period?
Question 7 of 10
Which of the following was the site of a Jewish mass suicide in the face of Roman conquerors?
Question 8 of 10
What is tahara?
Question 9 of 10
In traditional Judaism, is one required to sit shiva for a miscarriage?
Question 10 of 10
True or false: There is no explicit prohibition against suicide in the Bible.

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