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
Which of the following is not a traditional Jewish fast?
Question 2 of 10
How many minor fasts are on the Jewish calendar?
Question 3 of 10
Minor fasts last from...
Question 4 of 10
Which of these events happened, according to the Mishnah, on the 17th of Tammuz?
Question 5 of 10
None of the four minor fast days can occur
Question 6 of 10
Which fast day only applies to certain people?
Question 7 of 10
Which is not a reason to hold a personal fast?
Question 8 of 10
What did leaders of the Hasidic movement recommend instead of fasting on non-fixed fast days?
Question 9 of 10
True or False: Is the Fast of Esther always observed on the day before Purim?
Question 10 of 10
Ta'anit Bekhorim takes place on

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