Sephardic Judaism Quiz

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Question 1. Which of the following great Jewish thinkers was Sephardic?
 Rabbi Moshe Isserles
 The Hofetz Hayim
 Maimonides
 Rabbi Moshe Soloveitchik

 

Question 2. Which of these famous American Jewish poets was Sephardic?
 Emma Lazarus
 Samuel Menashe
 Phillip Levine
 Allen Ginsburg

 

Question 3. The word sepharad refers to which country?
 Portugal
 Spain
 Tunisia
 Egypt

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Question 4. True/False: The first Jews in America were Sephardim.
 True
 False

 

Question 5. On Passover Sephardic halakhah allows one to eat which of the following foods?
 Rice
 Corn
 Lentils
 All of the above

 

Question 6. How many days do Sephardim say selichot before the High Holidays?
 2
 7
 12
 30

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Question 7. Some sephardic communities have a special ceremony to celebrate
 When a girl reaches menses
 A pregnant woman
 When a baby learns to clap
 When a child first eats solid food

 

Question 8. What geographical region does the term “Ashkenazic” literally refer to?
 Poland
 Russia
 Tunisia
 Germany

 

Question 9. What is the name of the Moroccan feast held immediately after Passover?
 Mazel tov
 Shehekhiyanu
 Molad
 Maimouna

 

Question 10. At what point in the service do Sephardic Jews display the Torah scroll to the congregation?
 Before the Torah service
 After the Torah service
 Between the second and third aliyot
 At the end of the musaf service

 

 

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