Rosh Chodesh Quiz

How much do you know about Rosh Chodesh?

Months in the Jewish calendar begin with a small celebration, known as Rosh Chodesh. Historically Rosh Chodesh was marked with a festive meal and the blowing of a shofar. Today Rosh Chodesh is commemorated with special prayers in synagogue.

How much do you know about Rosh Chodesh?

Question 1 of 10
In the outdoor blessing of the moon, which of the following is NOT a synonym for God meaning “creator”?
Question 2 of 10
Among whom did Yom Kippur Katan originate?
Question 3 of 10
Which piece of Jewish literature tells the story of the moon becoming smaller than the sun
Question 4 of 10
Rosh Chodesh is the
Question 5 of 10
Birkat hachodesh means
Question 6 of 10
The initials (in Hebrew) for the words "Roshei Chadoshim" are "ReCHeM," which is the Hebrew word for:
Question 7 of 10
Yom Kippur Katan (Minor Yom Kippur) happens
Question 8 of 10
On Shabbat before Rosh Chodesh, why is an announcement made in synagogue about which day of the coming week the new moon will fall?
Question 9 of 10
When is birkat hachodesh said?
Question 10 of 10
True or false: In the Talmud, standing outside to gaze at and bless the moon is a commanded ritual.

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