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
What is the prayer leader in a synagogue called?
Question 2 of 10
The additional prayer service for Shabbat and festivals is called:
Question 3 of 10
Which of these are Hebrew terms for musical phrases and notes?
Question 4 of 10
According to the Talmud, who originated the minhah prayers?
Question 5 of 10
How many times a day do traditional Jews pray?
Question 6 of 10
Prayer is regarded as a substitute for this action in the Holy Temple:
Question 7 of 10
Why did regular communal Jewish prayer begin in post-Temple times?
Question 8 of 10
In Temple times, what was the main role of the synagogue?
Question 9 of 10
True or false: The issue of musical instruments in Shabbat services is controversial, with different communities embracing divergent practices.
Question 10 of 10
True or false: No Jewish denominations permit women to become rabbis.

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