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
When did Yom Yerushalayim (Jerusalem Day) first come into existence?
Question 2 of 10
The Israeli Knesset declared that Yom Hazikaron should fall on what date every year?
Question 3 of 10
In Israel, which of these is always true?
Question 4 of 10
When does Yom Hashoah take place?
Question 5 of 10
Which of these holidays does NOT begin on the 15th day of the Hebrew month in which it occurs?
Question 6 of 10
In the Second Temple period, what kind of holiday was Tu B’av?
Question 7 of 10
What is Israel’s independence day called?
Question 8 of 10
In Israel, how does the transition from Yom Hazikaron to Yom Ha'atzmaut take place?
Question 9 of 10
True or False: It is common to light memorial candles on Yom HaShoah
Question 10 of 10
What types of public venues in Israel are closed on Yom Hashoah?

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