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
How many times is the word "amen" found in the Hebrew Bible?
Question 3 of 10
In communities without cantors, what title is given to a knowledgeable person who leads the congregation in prayer?
Question 4 of 10
True or false: The first Jewish prayer books can be found in the writings of the post-talmudic sages of Babylonia (geonim) and their successors in North Africa and Europe.
Question 5 of 10
What is the Yiddish name for the head coverings worn by men (and some women) during prayer services?
Question 6 of 10
In Temple times, what was the main role of the synagogue?
Question 7 of 10
How many men are needed to form a traditional prayer quorum?
Question 8 of 10
What does the word "rabbi" literally mean?
Question 9 of 10
Which of these tasks is often NOT performed by modern rabbis?
Question 10 of 10
What can the study of Jewish prayer teach us?

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