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
We can see the development of both the Hanukkah and the stories associated with it in
Question 2 of 10
Historians believe Hanukkah enjoyed a resurgence in America in modern times because
Question 3 of 10
The Torah is read only once during Hanukkah.
Question 4 of 10
The military leader of the first phase of the revolt against the King in 167 BCE was
Question 5 of 10
Which rabbinic work contains the story of the miraculous jar of oil that burned for eight days?
Question 6 of 10
What does the prayer Al Hanissim offer thanks for?
Question 7 of 10
The Maccabees were revolting against the ideas of
Question 8 of 10
The Maccabees were led by the sons of the priest Mattathias. How many sons did he have?
Question 9 of 10
How many blessings are said when lighting Hanukkah candles? (other than the first night)
Question 10 of 10
The shehekheyanu blessing is recited

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