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1. Why are the coffin and headstone plain?

  • So that they don't stand out, projecting boastfulness
  • So that all Jewish people can be seen as equal
  • Because it's cost efficient
  • So they aren't considered sinners
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2. How old usually is girl when they have their Bat Chayil?

  • 13
  • 14
  • 12
  • 16

3. Why can't you eat, drink or perform a command in the presence of the dead?

  • Disrespecting God
  • Will interrupt the death cycle
  • It's seen as a mockery to the death
  • It's unhygienic

4. Who are the Chevra Kaddisha?

  • Witnesses who are involved in a Jeiwsh marriage
  • The three witnesses during the divorce process
  • Volunteers from the religious community, who care for the dead
  • A Jewish court full of people

5. How old is a boy when he has a Bar Mitzvah?

  • 16
  • 12
  • 13
  • 10


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