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. Are Bais Ya'akov schools for boys or girls?
They are co-ed
In some cities they are for boys, and in some cities they are for girls
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. Who was Rebecca Gratz?
Founder of the American-style Hebrew school
Principal of the first Jewish day school in New York
Founder of Limmud International
First woman rabbi in the Conservative movement
Question 4. 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 5. The first Hillel chapter was on what college campus?
University of Illinois
University of Michigan
University of Virginia
Question 6. 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 7. True or false: Prior to 1940, two thirds of Jewish summer camps in America were either philanthropic or community-based.