Shavuot Quiz

How much do you know about this spring holiday?

Shavuot began as a harvest festival, but it also commemorates the revelation at Sinai and the giving of the Torah. Traditions of the holiday include eating dairy, nighttime learning, and decorating houses and synagogues with plant life.
How much do you know about this spring holiday?

Question 1 of 10
Which is NOT a reason that we eat dairy products on Shavuot?
Question 2 of 10
On the first day of Shavuot, this is read from the Torah
Question 3 of 10
Which Talmudic sage is associated with the pilgrimage taken by many Jews on Lag Ba'Omer?
Question 4 of 10
What is the date given in the Torah for celebrating Shavuot?
Question 5 of 10
Sephardic Jews often read a version of this on Shavuot
Question 6 of 10
This ceremony, marking completion of advanced years in religious school, is often held on Shavuot
Question 7 of 10
What type of decoration is traditionally found in the home and/or synagogue during Shavuot?
Question 8 of 10
By which name are the 49 steps of the Omer traditionally referred?
Question 9 of 10
The tomb of Simeon bar Yohai, a noted figure connected to Lag B'Omer, is located in
Question 10 of 10
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