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Rosh Hashanah Quiz

Do you know how to celebrate the Jewish New Year?



Question 1. Tashlich is the symbolic act of casting away your sins by doing what?
 Taking a bath
 Writing down your sins and then tearing up the piece of paper
 Wearing all white
 Tossing breadcrumbs into water

 

Question 2. It's customary to eat what on the second night of Rosh Hashanah?
 A new fruit you haven't eaten that year
 A vegetable you normally hate
 Any fried food
 Matzah with butter

 

Question 3. What distinguishes a traditional Rosh Hashanah challah from a normal challah?
 It is round, because the year is a circle
 It is not braided, because we start each year with a simple mindset
 It has raisins, because the new year will be fruitful
 There is no difference

 

Question 4. What is the name of the ram's horn that is blown throughout Rosh Hashanah and the High Holidays?
 The zohar
 The seder
 The musaf
 The shofar

 

Question 5. Why is it traditional to eat apples and honey on Rosh Hashanah?
 To symbolize a healthy new year
 To symbolize a sweet new year
 The apple symbolizes the earth and the honey symbolizes heaven
 Moses was said to eat 100 apples on the first day of each new year