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. 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 2. What is the name of the Reform movement's first summer camp in North America?

Camp Ramah Olin-Sang-Ruby Union Institute Camp Miriam Camp Anawana

Qustion 3. Dr. Edward Chauncey Baldwin, a liberal Protestant, conceived of what organization?

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

Qustion 4. What was the original name of the Coalition for the Advancement of Jewish Education?

Council of Jewish Federations Coalition for Alternatives in Jewish Education Early Childhood and Day School Conference Limmud

Qustion 5. Solomon Schechter schools are affiliated with which movement?

Reform Reconstructionist Conservative Orthodox

Qustion 6. Limmud, a multi-denominational Jewish learning conference, has been held in England annually since what year?

1954 1979 1988 2005

Qustion 7. According to the Partnership for Excellence in Jewish Education (PEJE), approximately how many Jewish day schools are in North America?

100 450 700 1200

Qustion 8. How many Hillel chapters are located in the former Soviet Union?

1 15 27

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

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

Qustion 10. 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
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