Many religions worship a god or gods. For Jewish people worship is not about receiving things but giving God thanks and praise.
What is worship?
Expressing the value of God for the believer
Taking time to watch a game
Relaxing at home
What is the bimah in a synagogue?
A seven-branched candlestick
The cupboard in which the Torah scrolls are stored
The raised platform from which the Torah is read
What do Orthodox Jews mean by a minyan?
Silent worship in the presence of God
A quorum of 10 men over the age of 13 needed for worship
A covering for the head during worship
In which Jewish tradition do men and women sit separately for worship in the synagogue?
The Reform tradition
The Orthodox tradition
The Liberal tradition
What is the name given to the person who leads the music and singing in synagogue worship?
The cantor (chazzan)
The Bet Din
Which aids to prayer are used regularly in synagogue worship?
All the items on the Seder plate
A cup of wine and challah bread
The tallit and tefillin
How often should male Jews pray?
Once a week
Three times a day
Five times a day
Who lights the candles at the beginning of Shabbat?
The mother of the family
The father of the family
The youngest child in the family
What happens at the Havdalah ceremony?
A ram's horn (shofar) is blown
Blessings are said over wine, spices and a candle
A Seder plate is placed on the table
Why do Orthodox Jews not drive a car on Shabbat?
Because walking is healthier
Because they wish to show concern for the environment on Shabbat
Because this would be regarded as working on Shabbat