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 poem, by Nathan Alterman, has been a common reading for Yom Hazikaron ceremonies?
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
What is the origin of Tu B'Av?
Question 4 of 10
What was the event that precipitated the celebration of Yom Yerushalayim?
Question 5 of 10
Yom Ha'atzmaut is the anniversary of whose announcement of the creation of State of Israel?
Question 6 of 10
The Mishnah teaches that on the 15th of Av, the daughters of Jerusalem would wear
Question 7 of 10
True or false: Yom Hazikaron, Yom Ha'atzmaut, and Yom Yerushalayim are always within the period of the Omer.
Question 8 of 10
When does Yom Hashoah take place?
Question 9 of 10
The Chief Rabbinate of Israel decided this should be said on Yom Ha’atzmaut?
Question 10 of 10
In Israel, which of these is always true?

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