Liturgy & Prayers Quiz

How much do you know about liturgy and prayers for regular days, Shabbat and holidays?

From the morning Shema to the evening Shema, prayer provides structure for the Jewish day. How much do you know about liturgy and prayers for regular days, Shabbat, and holidays?

Question 1 of 10
To spiritually prepare the worshipper for reciting the obligatory major prayers of the morning, the Rabbis established a series of selected passages to be read each morning. Where are these passages from?
Question 2 of 10
What prayer is only recited in the morning, with the exception of the night of the Passover seder?
Question 3 of 10
Which of these is not a normal movement used during Jewish prayer?
Question 4 of 10
True or false: Setting the prayer liturgy to music is a 20th-century development.
Question 5 of 10
Except on Mondays and Thursdays, Tahanun (the supplication prayer) begins with a reference to which biblical figure?
Question 6 of 10
What is the Yom Kippur service that refers to the symbolic closing of the gates of heaven?
Question 7 of 10
True or false: Jewish law mandates that one must pray three times a day--at 10 AM, 1 PM, and 5 PM.
Question 8 of 10
True or false: In the Conservative Siddur Sim Shalom, two parallel openings of the Amidah prayer appear, one with the traditional reference to the patriarchs, and another including the matriarchs as well.
Question 9 of 10
Tehines are special prayers for which group of people?
Question 10 of 10
Which rabbi designated ten Psalms as having special power for healing?

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