Death and Mourning Quiz

What are the history and practical aspects of Jewish bereavement?

Question 1 of 10
Which biblical character is said to have delivered the first ethical will to his/her descendents?
Question 2 of 10
Which of these is a traditional custom after leaving a cemetery?
Question 3 of 10
True or false: There is no explicit prohibition against suicide in the Bible.
Question 4 of 10
In Jewish tradition, the face of the deceased at a burial is
Question 5 of 10
What is tahara?
Question 6 of 10
In traditional Judaism, is one required to sit shiva for a miscarriage?
Question 7 of 10
What is potentially problematic about wills?
Question 8 of 10
What is a shomer in the context of death and mourning?
Question 9 of 10
Which of the following was the site of a Jewish mass suicide in the face of Roman conquerors?
Question 10 of 10
After tearing their clothing, what Hebrew phrase do Jewish mourners say?

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