Jewish Education QuizToday, 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. What organization founded the National Academy for Adult Jewish Studies in 1940?
United Synagogue of America
Foundation for Jewish Camp
B'nai Brith International
Question 2. 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
Question 3. 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 4. What is the name of the Reform movement's first summer camp in North America?
Olin-Sang-Ruby Union Institute
Question 5. Which of these has NOT been identified by researchers as an effective way to expose families with young children to Judaism?
Prenatal education programs
Shalom Baby gift basket programs
JCC parenting centers
Sales of Jewish-themed nursery decorations
Question 6. 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 7. Limmud, a multi-denominational Jewish learning conference, has been held in England annually since what year?