Shabbat Quiz

How much do you know about this weekly holiday?

Though many activities are forbidden on Shabbat–from writing to playing instruments–Shabbat is seen as a great gift from God to the Jewish people, and is celebrated with special songs, meals, and prayers. How much do you know about Shabbat?

Question 1 of 10
What song is traditionally sung at the start of Friday night dinner?
Question 2 of 10
Where are the weekly haftarah selections taken from?
Question 3 of 10
"Come my friend, let us greet the Shabbat bride!" is the chorus of what Shabbat prayer?
Question 4 of 10
Which of these is not an element of the Shabbat candle lighting ritual?
Question 5 of 10
Traditionally, when are meals for Shabbat prepared?
Question 6 of 10
What is the blessing over the challah called?
Question 7 of 10
What are zemirot?
Question 8 of 10
Musaf is the additional service done in some synagogues that acts as a verbal replacement for what ancient custom?
Question 9 of 10
Which ceremony marks Shabbat's departure?
Question 10 of 10
True or False: All of the Shabbat prayers for Friday night are from the Book of Deuteronomy.

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