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
An eyewitness to the events of Hannukah wrote which scroll in Hebrew?
Question 2 of 10
Which rabbinic work contains the story of the miraculous jar of oil that burned for eight days?
Question 3 of 10
When was the Hanukkah song Ma'oz Tsur written?
Question 4 of 10
True or False: The reason we eat latkes is because it was the food that fortified the Maccabees as they fought Antiochus.
Question 5 of 10
Which game is most commonly played during Hannukah?
Question 6 of 10
When playing dreidel, if you spin and get a gimmel you should
Question 7 of 10
What does the prayer Al Hanissim offer thanks for?
Question 8 of 10
The famous Hanukkah song written by "Peter, Paul, and Mary" is called
Question 9 of 10
The Torah is read only once during Hanukkah.
Question 10 of 10
Which dessert from Israel is eaten at Hanukkah because it is fried in oil?

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