Death and Mourning Quiz

What are the history and practical aspects of Jewish bereavement?

Question 1 of 10
True or false: One is not required to sit shiva after the death of a step-parent.
Question 2 of 10
How many Jews are required to be present during the recitation of the Mourner's Kaddish?
Question 3 of 10
Which prayer is at the end of the deathbed viddui ceremony?
Question 4 of 10
True or false: Jewish tradition has no laws against cremation.
Question 5 of 10
When is the El Maleh Rahamim ("God full of compassion") prayer traditionally said?
Question 6 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 7 of 10
Traditionally, upon entering a shiva, a visitor may not speak until
Question 8 of 10
What is seudat havra’ah?
Question 9 of 10
According to Jewish tradition, one is obligated to observe mourning rituals for the following relatives
Question 10 of 10
True or false: There is no explicit prohibition against suicide in the Bible.

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