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


Question 2. Statistics gathered by the AVI CHAI foundation in New York indicate that
 Day school attendance is dropping
 Day school attendance is on the rise
 Day school is not as important as Jewish summer camp
 Day school is only effective for kids who also attend Jewish summer camp


Question 3. 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


Question 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


Question 5. Who founded Bais Ya'akov?
 Sarah Schenirer
 Rabbi Joel Sirkes
 Rabbi Samson Raphael Hirsch
 Dr. Leo Deutschländer


Question 6. True or false: The United States Holocaust Memorial Museum was the first Holocaust museum in the world.


Question 7. 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