Hanukkah Quiz

How much do you know about the Festival of Lights?

Though initially a minor holiday, Hanukkah has become one of the paradigmatic Jewish holidays. Hanukkah commemorates the victory of the Jews over the Syrian Greeks in 164 BCE, and is celebrated numerous ways.


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How much do you know about Hanukkah?

Question 1 of 10
Who was the first-century Jewish historian wrote his account of the origins of the holiday who wrote about the events of Hanukkah?
Question 2 of 10
The Maccabees were led by the sons of the priest Mattathias. How many sons did he have?
Question 3 of 10
According to the Talmud one should give how many gifts on Hanukkah?
Question 4 of 10
A hanukkiyah
Question 5 of 10
Which game is most commonly played during Hannukah?
Question 6 of 10
Hanukkah is one of the Jewish holidays not mentioned in the Bible.
Question 7 of 10
The “Scroll of Antiochus”, a megillah for Hanukkah, was written in the Talmudic period in what language?
Question 8 of 10
In the late 19th century, some Jews incorporated which Christmas-time celebrations in to their lives.
Question 9 of 10
Which of the following letters does not appear on a dreidel from America
Question 10 of 10
When playing dreidel, if you spin and get a gimmel you should

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