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 does the Fast of Esther commemorate?
Question 2 of 10
What anniversary does the Tenth of Tevet mark?
Question 3 of 10
Which of these events happened, according to the Mishnah, on the 17th of Tammuz?
Question 4 of 10
Some people fast on the 7th day of Adar, which is believed to be...
Question 5 of 10
Most minor fasts are connected with
Question 6 of 10
Which minor fast day is mentioned in the Torah?
Question 7 of 10
None of the four minor fast days can occur
Question 8 of 10
The 17th of Tammuz marks the beginning of
Question 9 of 10
This tractate of the Talmud is devoted to public fast days
Question 10 of 10
Ta'anit Bekhorim reminds us of which plague

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