Tisha B’Av Quiz

How much do you know about Tisha B'Av?

The fast day Tisha B’Av commemorates the destruction of the Temples in Jerusalem and many other tragedies throughout Jewish history.


Question 1 of 10
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Question 2 of 10
How many weeks of communal mourning lead up to Tisha B’Av?
Question 3 of 10
Who is the "weeping woman" in the prophet Jeremiah's dirges thought to be?
Question 4 of 10
Which line in the Book of Lamentations is read aloud by the whole congregation?
Question 5 of 10
In the three-week period before Tisha B’Av, which of these activities do traditional Jews refrain from?
Question 6 of 10
"You will be offered for sale as slaves, and there will be no one willing to buy" is an ancient curse, foreshadowing Tisha B'Av and comes from:
Question 7 of 10
Tisha B'Av never occurs
Question 8 of 10
True or False: Torah study is not permitted on Tisha B'Av.
Question 9 of 10
Who composed the Book of Lamentations?
Question 10 of 10
Who first allowed Jews to pray at the Western Wall?

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