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. How many Jewish summer camps opened in America in the 1960s?

10 40 90 120

Qustion 2. How many Hillel chapters are located in the former Soviet Union?

1 15 27

Qustion 3. 40 years ago, there was only one prominent Jewish museum. What was it?

United States Holocaust Memorial Museum in Washington, DC Museum of Tolerance in Los Angeles Spertus Museum in Chicago Jewish Museum in New York

Qustion 4. Who founded Bais Ya'akov?

Sarah Schenirer Rabbi Joel Sirkes Rabbi Samson Raphael Hirsch Dr. Leo Deutschländer

Qustion 5. 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 6. 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 7. Dr. Edward Chauncey Baldwin, a liberal Protestant, conceived of what organization?

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

Qustion 8. 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 9. Which of these youth movements was affiliated with secular socialist parties in Israel?

Hashomer Hatzair Habonim Dror Bnei Akiva The National Conference of Synagogue Youth

Qustion 10. The Memorial to the Murdered Jews of Europe is located in what city?

Berlin Warsaw Paris Oslo
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