Jewish Prayer Quiz

How much do you know about Jewish prayer, synagogues, rabbis, and liturgy?

Jewish prayer has evolved from scattered supplications in the Bible to a vast, codified tradition today.

Question 1 of 10
How many parts does the Priestly Blessing have?
Question 2 of 10
What is a niggun?
Question 3 of 10
Why did regular communal Jewish prayer begin in post-Temple times?
Question 4 of 10
Which is the traditional Hebrew pronunciation of the word "amen"?
Question 5 of 10
True or false: While the “official” language of Jewish prayer is Hebrew, there are several Aramaic parts of the liturgy.
Question 6 of 10
Which major prayer is focused on feminine imagery, specifically barren women becoming mothers?
Question 7 of 10
What can the study of Jewish prayer teach us?
Question 8 of 10
Which of these are Hebrew terms for musical phrases and notes?
Question 9 of 10
What three themes did Franz Rosenzweig, a 20th century German-Jewish thinker and teacher, identify in Jewish scripture, prayer, and festivals?
Question 10 of 10
True or false: The issue of musical instruments in Shabbat services is controversial, with different communities embracing divergent practices.

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