March 8

Grade 8

GRADE 8:
ANSWER THE FOLLOWING QUESTIONS USING YOUR LAPTOP OR PAPER. Number your page 1-15, if you do not know an answer, skip it and go to the next question. – DO NOT ASK FOR HELP FROM YOUR NEIGHBOR. IF YOU GET HELP FROM A NEIGHBOR YOU WILL GET AN AUTOMATIC 0
Send to a.marcovitz@theojc.ca
1.What is the special Shabbat Parsha Name during Rosh Chodesh Adar?
2. What is the special Parsha Name the week before Purim?
3. Why and what is the name of the enemy of Israel after they left Egypt?
4. What is the fast day called?
5. Why?
6. What is the Hebrew Date of the fast day?
7. What is the Hebrew Date of Purim?
8. What is Shushan Purim?
9. What is the Hebrew date of Shushan Purim?
10. Who celebrates Shushan Purim today?
11. How many times do we listen to the Megilah?
12. Who is obligated to hear the Megilah?
13. Name the 4 Mitzvot of Megilah, explain what they are and where can these Mitzvot be found – what Jewish text (multiple answers accepted)?
14. Name the King, the first queen he was married to , the second queen he was married to, the villain and the name of the second queen’s cousin?
15. The end of the Megilah we recite ליהודים היתה אורה שמחה ששון ויקר, when else do we say this line?
16. What is the name of the extra Tefilah we add on Purim and during which Tefilot; do we read anything else on Purim besides the Megilah and if yes, what is the subject about?
17. Is God’s name mentioned in the Megilah, and based on your answer, what lesson can we learn?
18. What was Esther’s original name?
19. Which came first,Chanukah or Purim?
20. During the month of Adar, how should we feel?
21. What do you think the connection is between Purim and Yom Kippur?

IN GROUPS READ THE EMAIL AND THE LINKS:
GROUP 1: SUMMARIZE IN YOUR OWN WORDS THE JEWISH LAW -HEARING THE MEGILAH AND HOW IT RELATES TO THE CORONA VIRUS- YOU MUST INCLUDE THE JEWISH SOURCES
GROUP 2: SUMMARIZE IN YOUR OWN WORDS THE JEWISH LAW -MEZUZA AND HAND SHAKING AND HOW IT RELATES TO THE CORONA VIRUS- YOU MUST INCLUDE THE JEWISH SOURCES
GROUP 3: SUMMARIZE IN YOUR OWN WORDS THE JEWISH LAW -GOING TO SHUL AND KADDISH AND HOW IT RELATES TO THE CORONA VIRUS- YOU MUST INCLUDE THE JEWISH SOURCES
WHEN YOU FINISH REVIEW THE “PAY IT FORWARD BLOG” AND ANSWER WHAT YOU CAN BASED ON WHAT YOU HAVE ALREADY SEEN.


Posted March 8, 2020 by amarcovitz in category Grade 8 - Dr. Marcovitz

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