Jewish Culture Facts
If your dad has a spiel to tell you, what are you in for?
- A firm talking-to about your behavior
- A long, detailed story
- A funny joke
Which of the following can you expect to see at the table during Passover?
On Christmas, what did your family have for dinner?
- Chinese food
- Italian food
- Chanukah leftovers
You know that BBYO stands for:
- B'nai B'rith Youth Organization
- Bar/Bat Mitzvah Youth Outings
- Bring Bubbe Your Oath
Your friends never understood why you had two sets of everything in your______:
They also didn't understand how you could live your entire life without doing this:
- Going to church
- Eating pork
- Working on the Sabbath
No matter what time of year it was, you were never allowed to leave the house without this:
- A jacket
- An umbrella
- A pair of galoshes
Even though you no longer live at home, your mother still calls you to ask:
- What you want for dinner
- If you can take out the trash
- Why you haven't cleaned your room
Your friends may call her your grandmother, but you call her this:
Every summer, you looked forward to going here:
- The park
- Sleep-away camp
- Summer school
Your favorite dessert was and still is which of the following?
- Chocolate chip banana bread
- Blueberry streusel
- Chocolate babka
You know that a real reuben is made with corned beef, sauerkraut, Swiss cheese, rye bread and which dressing?
- Thousand Island
Your mom is always trying to set you up with which of the following?
- An NJB/NJG
- A good chiropractor
- A bigger house
You wore one of these every day for good luck health and happiness:
- Friendship bracelet
- Hamsa necklace
- Rabbit's foot
Why was the door left open for Passover
- So your family could come in as they pleased
- To signal to the rabbit your seder was about to begin
- To welcome the Prophet Elijah
If you were sick, your mother or grandmother would give you a dose of "Jewish penicillin", which is what?
- Cough syrup and honey
- Matzo ball soup
- Horseradish and mustard on rye
Your mom probably started planning this before you could walk:
- Bar/bat mitzvah
- High school graduation
- College graduation
When you meet another Jewish person for the first time, you might:
- Review your Jewish geography
- Do nothing differently
- Ask where the closest deli is
If you are kvetching, it means you are:
- Unhappy with your food
- Complaining about something
- Confused about something
Sometimes your mother gets farklempt just thinking about you. What does farklempt mean?
- Choked up
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Jewish culture is the culture of the Jewish people from the formation of the Jewish nation in ancient Israel through life in the diaspora and the modern state of Israel. Judaism guides its adherents in both practice and belief