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
Along with the basic prohibitions, rabbinical authorities enacted a set of secondary restrictions for Shabbat know as:
Question 2 of 10
What is the blessing over the challah called?
Question 3 of 10
Traditionally, how many stars should appear in the sky to signify the end of Shabbat?
Question 4 of 10
Which ceremony marks Shabbat's departure?
Question 5 of 10
Musaf is the additional service done in some synagogues that acts as a verbal replacement for what ancient custom?
Question 6 of 10
The blessing for male children invokes the biblical characters of
Question 7 of 10
Muktseh can be described as
Question 8 of 10
It is customary to give tzedakah or money to charity
Question 9 of 10
What is the proper order of the blessings in the Havdalah ceremony?
Question 10 of 10
Who wrote the hymn Lekhah Dodi?

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