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Question 1: The grave of ________, the first Prime Minister of Israel, along with his wife.
Menachem BeginShimon PeresYitzhak RabinDavid Ben-Gurion

Question 2: Yahrzeit candles are often lit by many Jewish communities on Yom HaShoah (Holocaust Remembrance Day) in remembrance of those who were killed in the ________.
Holocaust (resources)Responsibility for the HolocaustThe HolocaustAntisemitism

Question 3: The standard Israeli military graves of ________, Jonathan Netanyahu, and others with a yahrzeit candle in a box for each grave.
Moshe DayanMordechai GurDavid ElazarRafael Eitan

Question 4: It is also lit at sundown on the eve of the Yahrzeit (anniversary of the death) and at sundown preceding the start of Yom Kippur and at sundown preceding the last day of Succot, ________ and Shavuot .
The Nine DaysPassoverJewish holidayShabbat

Question 5: The use of a yahrzeit candle is a widely practiced custom, where mourners light a yahrzeit candle that burns for 24 hours, on the anniversary of the death on the ________.
Byzantine calendarHebrew calendarIslamic calendarLiturgical year

Question 6: These holidays all have ________ (memorial) in synagogue as well.
Sefer TorahJudaismBereavement in JudaismJewish holiday

Question 7: The candle is also lit on Yom Kippur and there are also customs to light a yahrzeit candle on the dates when yizkor is said (Yom Kippur, Shemini Atzeret, seventh day of ________, and Shavuot).
ShabbatThe Nine DaysJewish holidayPassover

Question 8: The custom of lighting a yahrzeit candle comes from the ________ 20:27 "The soul of man is a candle of the Lord."[4]
Song of SongsBooks of ChroniclesPsalmsBook of Proverbs


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