How much do you know about Sephardic Jewry? MJL
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Question 1. Which of the following great Jewish thinkers was Sephardic?
Rabbi Moshe Isserles
The Hofetz Hayim
Rabbi Moshe Soloveitchik
Question 2. Which of these famous American Jewish poets was Sephardic?
Question 3. The word sepharad refers to which country?
Question 4. True/False: The first Jews in America were Sephardim.
Question 5. On Passover Sephardic halakhah allows one to eat which of the following foods?
All of the above
Question 6. How many days do Sephardim say selichot before the High Holidays?
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?
Question 9. What is the name of the Moroccan feast held immediately after Passover?
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