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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?



Question 1. Who founded Bais Ya'akov?
 Sarah Schenirer
 Rabbi Joel Sirkes
 Rabbi Samson Raphael Hirsch
 Dr. Leo Deutschländer

 

Question 2. Limmud, a multi-denominational Jewish learning conference, has been held in England annually since what year?
 1954
 1979
 1988
 2005

 

Question 3. The Memorial to the Murdered Jews of Europe is located in what city?
 Berlin
 Warsaw
 Paris
 Oslo

 

Question 4. How many Jewish summer camps opened in America in the 1960s?
 10
 40
 90
 120

 

Question 5. The first Hillel chapter was on what college campus?
 University of Illinois
 University of Michigan
 University of Virginia
 Yeshiva University

 

Question 6. True or false: Prior to 1940, two thirds of Jewish summer camps in America were either philanthropic or community-based.
 True
 False

 

Question 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
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