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Payot: Quiz


Question 1: As kabbalistic teachings spread into Slavonic lands, the custom of payot became entrenched, even though Tzar Nicholas I forbade the practice in ________ in 1845.
MoscowRussiaUnited StatesRussian culture

Question 2: Gur - The Ger dynasty raise their sidelocks from the temples and tuck them under a ________.
KippahJewish servicesTzitzitJewish holiday

Question 3: Payot are worn by some men and boys in the ________ community based on an interpretation of the Biblical injunction against shaving the "corners" of one's head.
Conservative JudaismOrthodox JudaismAshkenazi JewsRabbi

Question 4: [2] According to the ________, cutting the sidelocks was a heathen practice.
Hasidic JudaismHalakhaHaredi JudaismShulchan Aruch

Question 5: [2] In the ________, Crimean Karaites did not wear peyos, and the Crimean Tatars consequently referred to them as zulufsız çufutlar, meaning Jews without peyos, to distinguish them from the Krymchaks, referred to as zuluflı çufutlar, meaning Jews with peyos.
South OssetiaNakhchivanCrimeaGagauzia

Question 6: Since the Yemenite Jews are one of the most historically isolated Jewish communities, and one of the oldest, a number of claims have been raised that their style of peyos must have been the style which was used in Judah, prior to the destruction of the ________.
Kohen GadolSecond Temple of JerusalemSolomon's TempleBar Kokhba revolt

Question 7: The ________ were less influenced by Kabbalistic practises, but still retain sidelocks to a degree, in a small number of variant styles:
Ashkenazi JewsLithuanian JewsGerman JewsHungarian Jews

Question 8: ________ - The Skver dynasty twist their sidelocks into a tight coil, and leave them protruding in front of the ear.
Chernobyl (Hasidic dynasty)Hasidic JudaismChabadSkver (Hasidic dynasty)

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