Tefillah
Chumash
Chagim
Israel
Jewish Practice
100

This prayer is the Jewish statement of faith and is usually said with your eyes covered.

What is the Shema?

100

He led the children of Israel out of Egypt.

Who was Moshe?

100

This holiday is also called Yom Teruah or the birthday of the world.

What is Rosh Hashanah?

100

This is the capital of Israel.

What is Jerusalem?

100

This is mounted on the side of your door and contains a small scroll.

What is a mezuzah?

200

This long prayer is said standing. It has 7 parts on Shabbat and 19 parts on weekdays.

What is the Amidah?

200

She watered camels as a kindness and was then chosen to be the wife of Abraham's son.

Who was Rebecca?

200

This holiday which coincides with the grain harvest commemorates the giving of the Torah on Mt Sinai to the children of Israel.

What is Shavuot?

200

This is equivalent to the dollar in Israel.

What is the shekel?

200

This is the book used for the festive meal on erev Pesach.

What is a hagaddah?

300

This prayer is recited to commemorate someone's yahrzeit.

What is the Kaddish?

300

This is the tent that the children of Israel built in the wilderness for God.

What is the Mishkan?

300

This holiday is a time for bonfires and games, also for weddings and haircuts. It is a break in counting.

What is Lag B'Omer

300

This ancient fortress in the Judean desert overlooks the Dead Sea. King Herod built a palace there over 2,000 years ago.

What is Masada?

300

These two movements are done at the Barechu and at the beginning of the Amidah.

What are bending and bowing?

400

These prayers are said in the morning.

What is Shacharit?

400

The story of his almost sacrifice is called the Akedah.

Who was Isaac?

400

This holiday takes place on the 15th of Shevat. Trees are important and sometimes we have a seder.

What is T"u B'Sh'vat?

400

This is the second largest city in Israel located on the Mediterranean Sea.

What is Tel Aviv?

400

You wrap these on weekday mornings during prayer but not on Shabbat.

What are tefillin?

500

This prayer concludes every service and calls God the Master of the world.

What is Adon Olam?

500

He had a silver goblet placed in his younger brother's bag without his knowledge.

Who was Joseph?

500

This holiday takes place over 8 days and requires some temporary construction, shaking, and waving.

What is Sukkot?

500

He read the Declaration of Independence as Israel became a state in 1948 and then became the first President.

Who was David Ben Gurion?

500

This system outlines the rules for the way that Jews eat.

What is Kashrut? What is keeping Kosher?

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