Death and Mourning Quiz

What are the history and practical aspects of Jewish bereavement?

Question 1 of 10
How long is it customary to recite kaddish after the death of a parent?
Question 2 of 10
Which biblical character is said to have delivered the first ethical will to his/her descendents?
Question 3 of 10
Which prayer is at the end of the deathbed viddui ceremony?
Question 4 of 10
After the establishment of the State of Israel, what did Israel's Knesset decide was the only crime punishable by death?
Question 5 of 10
True or false: According to the Talmud, the same rules apply to a mourner, whether male or female.
Question 6 of 10
The person who hears of the death of a parent, spouse, sibling or child is referred to as what up until the funeral?
Question 7 of 10
Traditionally, if a bride or groom suffers the loss of parent within the 30 days leading up to the wedding, the wedding is to be:
Question 8 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 9 of 10
In Jewish tradition, the face of the deceased at a burial is
Question 10 of 10
What is tahara?

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