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
An eruv helps people deal with the Shabbat prohibition of
Question 2 of 10
Which important Jewish writer wrote, "More than the Jewish people has preserved the Shabbat, the Shabbat has preserved the Jewish people."
Question 3 of 10
The blessing over the candles is the exact same for Shabbat as it is for all other holidays.
Question 4 of 10
What does Havdalah literally mean?
Question 5 of 10
True or False: Shabbat services are generally longer than weekday services.
Question 6 of 10
What does chillul Shabbat refer to?
Question 7 of 10
It is customary to give tzedakah or money to charity
Question 8 of 10
Which ceremony marks Shabbat's departure?
Question 9 of 10
One of the key values connected to the celebration of Shabbat is that of menuha, which means what?
Question 10 of 10
Which of these is not an element of the Shabbat candle lighting ritual?

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