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
What is Israel’s independence day called?
Question 2 of 10
In Israel, how does the transition from Yom Hazikaron to Yom Ha'atzmaut take place?
Question 3 of 10
What was the event that precipitated the celebration of Yom Yerushalayim?
Question 4 of 10
When do the two sirens go off in Israel on Yom Hazikaron?
Question 5 of 10
The Israeli Knesset declared that Yom Hazikaron should fall on what date every year?
Question 6 of 10
In modern times, Tu B’av slightly resembles what holiday in English-speaking countries?
Question 7 of 10
What poem, by Nathan Alterman, has been a common reading for Yom Hazikaron ceremonies?
Question 8 of 10
When does Yom Hashoah take place?
Question 9 of 10
What is Yom Hashoah?
Question 10 of 10
In the Second Temple period, what kind of holiday was Tu B’av?

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