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
In the apocryphal story of Judith and Holofernes, Judith feeds the king cheese and wine so that she can...
Question 2 of 10
The “Scroll of Antiochus”, a megillah for Hanukkah, was written in the Talmudic period in what language?
Question 3 of 10
Which game is most commonly played during Hannukah?
Question 4 of 10
The paragraph beginning "Al Hanissim" is added to
Question 5 of 10
What does the prayer Al Hanissim offer thanks for?
Question 6 of 10
An eyewitness to the events of Hannukah wrote which scroll in Hebrew?
Question 7 of 10
In the late 19th century, some Jews incorporated which Christmas-time celebrations in to their lives.
Question 8 of 10
A hanukkiyah
Question 9 of 10
We can see the development of both the Hanukkah and the stories associated with it in
Question 10 of 10
Which of the following was a behavior prohibited by Antiochus?

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