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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. According to the Partnership for Excellence in Jewish Education (PEJE), approximately how many Jewish day schools are in North America?
 100
 450
 700
 1200

 

Question 2. Dr. Edward Chauncey Baldwin, a liberal Protestant, conceived of what organization?
 Jews for Jesus
 Christians United for Israel
 Hillel
 B'nai Brith International

 

Question 3. True or false: The United States Holocaust Memorial Museum was the first Holocaust museum in the world.
 True
 False

 

Question 4. 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

 

Question 5. 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

 

Question 6. Which denomination has the most Jewish day schools?
 Reform
 Reconstructionist
 Conservative
 Orthodox

 

Question 7. The first Hillel chapter was on what college campus?
 University of Illinois
 University of Michigan
 University of Virginia
 Yeshiva University