Rosh Hashanah Quiz

Test your knowledge about the Jewish New Year!

Rosh Hashanah is a time when Jews reflect on their actions and try to make amends with each other and God, and it is also the Jewish New Year. How much do you know about Rosh Hashanah?

Question 1 of 10
Which came first chronologically, the commandment to observe Rosh Hashanah or the commandment to observe Rosh Chodesh?
Question 2 of 10
When Reform congregations read Torah on the second day of Rosh Hashanah, they often read
Question 3 of 10
True or false: According to Jewish tradition, all creatures, human and animal, are judged on Rosh Hashanah.
Question 4 of 10
What special type of challah(s) is traditionally eaten during Rosh Hashanah?
Question 5 of 10
What is the last month of the Hebrew year?
Question 6 of 10
What type of ritual have some Sephardic communities developed for Rosh Hashanah?
Question 7 of 10
Which is true of the tashlikh service?
Question 8 of 10
How many extra blessings are added to the Musaf Amidah on Rosh Hashanah?
Question 9 of 10
The only reference in the Bible to a "Rosh Hashanah" appears in the sixth century BCE book of Ezekiel in a context that refers not to a specific holiday, but to a season of the year.
Question 10 of 10
In what Hebew month is Rosh Hashanah?

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