Death and Mourning Quiz

What are the history and practical aspects of Jewish bereavement?

Question 1 of 10
What is a hevra kaddisha?
Question 2 of 10
Yahrzeit is observed on
Question 3 of 10
What is an ethical will?
Question 4 of 10
What is seudat havra’ah?
Question 5 of 10
Jewish caskets are traditionally made out of what material?
Question 6 of 10
After the establishment of the State of Israel, what did Israel's Knesset decide was the only crime punishable by death?
Question 7 of 10
How long is it customary to recite kaddish after the death of a parent?
Question 8 of 10
When is the El Maleh Rahamim ("God full of compassion") prayer traditionally said?
Question 9 of 10
From the time they find out about a family member's death, until the burial, mourners are in a state called
Question 10 of 10
Which of these events, in traditional Judaism, will prematurely end a shiva?

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