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
Yom Hazikaron is a memorial day for
Question 2 of 10
In the Second Temple period, what kind of holiday was Tu B’av?
Question 3 of 10
What was the event that precipitated the celebration of Yom Yerushalayim?
Question 4 of 10
Who do we remember 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
Yom Hazikaron takes place the day before which holiday?
Question 7 of 10
What is Israel’s independence day called?
Question 8 of 10
The Mishnah teaches that on the 15th of Av, the daughters of Jerusalem would wear
Question 9 of 10
Original proposals for Yom HaShoah had it closer to the holiday of
Question 10 of 10
Which of these holidays does NOT begin on the 15th day of the Hebrew month in which it occurs?

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