Death and Mourning Quiz

What are the history and practical aspects of Jewish bereavement?

Question 1 of 10
Which of the following was the site of a Jewish mass suicide in the face of Roman conquerors?
Question 2 of 10
Which of these events, in traditional Judaism, will prematurely end a shiva?
Question 3 of 10
What is a hevra kaddisha?
Question 4 of 10
Which of the following is NOT a common custom during shiva?
Question 5 of 10
After tearing their clothing, what Hebrew phrase do Jewish mourners say?
Question 6 of 10
According to Jewish tradition, one is obligated to observe mourning rituals for the following relatives
Question 7 of 10
What is potentially problematic about wills?
Question 8 of 10
Which biblical character is said to have delivered the first ethical will to his/her descendents?
Question 9 of 10
In traditional Judaism, is one required to sit shiva for a miscarriage?
Question 10 of 10
True or false: According to the Talmud, the same rules apply to a mourner, whether male or female.

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