Modern Holidays Quiz

Contemporary Jews observe holidays that commemorate events in recent Jewish history such as the Holocaust and the creation of the State of Israel.
How much do you know about modern Jewish holidays?

Question 1 of 10
In the Second Temple period, what kind of holiday was Tu B’av?
Question 2 of 10
Which of these holidays does NOT begin on the 15th day of the Hebrew month in which it occurs?
Question 3 of 10
Yom Hazikaron takes place the day before which holiday?
Question 4 of 10
Who do we remember on Yom Hazikaron?
Question 5 of 10
What poem, by Nathan Alterman, has been a common reading for Yom Hazikaron ceremonies?
Question 6 of 10
Yom Hazikaron is a memorial day for
Question 7 of 10
When did Yom Yerushalayim (Jerusalem Day) first come into existence?
Question 8 of 10
What is the Hebrew date of the formal establishment of the State of Israel, and the day on which independence is celebrated?
Question 9 of 10
When do the two sirens go off in Israel on Yom Hazikaron?
Question 10 of 10
True or False: It is common to light memorial candles on Yom HaShoah

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