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 the Hebrew date of the formal establishment of the State of Israel, and the day on which independence is celebrated?
Question 2 of 10
The Mishnah teaches that on the 15th of Av, the daughters of Jerusalem would wear
Question 3 of 10
Which poem commemorating Israel's dead has been traditionally read on Yom Hazikaron?
Question 4 of 10
True or false: Yom Hazikaron, Yom Ha'atzmaut, and Yom Yerushalayim are always within the period of the Omer.
Question 5 of 10
True or False: It is common to light memorial candles on Yom HaShoah
Question 6 of 10
What was the event that precipitated the celebration of Yom Yerushalayim?
Question 7 of 10
What is Yom Hashoah?
Question 8 of 10
The first siddur to include a prayer for the government is from
Question 9 of 10
When is Yom Yerushalayim (Jerusalem Day) celebrated?
Question 10 of 10
Original proposals for Yom HaShoah had it closer to the holiday of

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