Minor Fasts Quiz

How much do you know about these days of mourning?

The four minor fasts on the Jewish calendar commemorate tragedies in Jewish history such as the murder of Gedaliah, the Jewish governor of Judah, and the breach of the walls around Jerusalem in 70 CE.

How much do you know about these days?

Question 1 of 10
What did leaders of the Hasidic movement recommend instead of fasting on non-fixed fast days?
Question 2 of 10
Which of these events happened, according to the Mishnah, on the 17th of Tammuz?
Question 3 of 10
Which of the following is a traditional custom associated with minor fast days?
Question 4 of 10
Which fast day only applies to certain people?
Question 5 of 10
Some people fast on the 7th day of Adar, which is believed to be...
Question 6 of 10
The 17th of Tammuz marks the beginning of
Question 7 of 10
How many minor fasts are on the Jewish calendar?
Question 8 of 10
Which minor fast day is mentioned in the Torah?
Question 9 of 10
What does the Fast of Esther commemorate?
Question 10 of 10
Which king laid siege on Jerusalem, marked by the 10th of Tevet

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