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
True or false: The issue of musical instruments in Shabbat services is controversial, with different communities embracing divergent practices.
Question 2 of 10
How many times is the leather strap of tefillin wrapped around one's arm?
Question 3 of 10
Which sages first gave Jewish prayer its structure and basic contents?
Question 4 of 10
True or false: While the “official” language of Jewish prayer is Hebrew, there are several Aramaic parts of the liturgy.
Question 5 of 10
Which is NOT a traditional feature of synagogue design?
Question 6 of 10
What is the Hebrew name for tefillin boxes?
Question 7 of 10
What is the Yiddish name for the head coverings worn by men (and some women) during prayer services?
Question 8 of 10
The additional prayer service for Shabbat and festivals is called:
Question 9 of 10
Which is the traditional Hebrew pronunciation of the word "amen"?
Question 10 of 10
Why do Jews pray?

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