Jewish Education Quiz

Today, Jewish education takes place in Sunday schools, after-school programs, day schools, yeshivahs, camps, youth groups, and more. How much do you know about these?

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Qustion 1. Are Bais Ya'akov schools for boys or girls?

Boys Girls They are co-ed In some cities they are for boys, and in some cities they are for girls

Qustion 2. Which of these Holocaust museums is the oldest?

Yad Vashem in Israel The Holocaust Memorial of Paris The United States Holocaust Memorial Museum in Washington, DC The Memorial to the Murdered Jews of Europe in Berlin

Qustion 3. What was the motivation for establishing the first Jewish summer camps in America?

To bring inner-city kids out to the country To give kids a break from their parents To "Americanize" Eastern European immigrants Both A & C

Qustion 4. In the 1890s, the American Jewish Historical Society was established for what reason?

To serve as a research institution To fight against bigotry To respond to protests against mass Jewish immigration All of the above

Qustion 5. True or false: The United States Holocaust Memorial Museum was the first Holocaust museum in the world.

True False

Qustion 6. The first Hillel chapter was on what college campus?

University of Illinois University of Michigan University of Virginia Yeshiva University

Qustion 7. What organization founded the National Academy for Adult Jewish Studies in 1940?

United Synagogue of America Foundation for Jewish Camp B'nai Brith International

Qustion 8. Dr. Edward Chauncey Baldwin, a liberal Protestant, conceived of what organization?

Jews for Jesus Christians United for Israel Hillel B'nai Brith International

Qustion 9. Approximately how many students attend Jewish day schools in North America?

50,000 100,000 200,000 400,000

Qustion 10. Solomon Schechter schools are affiliated with which movement?

Reform Reconstructionist Conservative Orthodox
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