Death and Mourning Quiz

What are the history and practical aspects of Jewish bereavement?

Question 1 of 10
Traditionally, upon entering a shiva, a visitor may not speak until
Question 2 of 10
Under normal circumstances, how long is a shiva?
Question 3 of 10
Which of the following was the site of a Jewish mass suicide in the face of Roman conquerors?
Question 4 of 10
In Jewish tradition, the face of the deceased at a burial is
Question 5 of 10
Jews traditionally recite the viddui (confession) before they die and
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
What is a shomer in the context of death and mourning?
Question 8 of 10
According to Jewish tradition, one is obligated to observe mourning rituals for the following relatives
Question 9 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 10 of 10
Which of these events, in traditional Judaism, will prematurely end a shiva?

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