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. Approximately how many students attend Jewish day schools in North America?
Question 3. 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 4. 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 5. How many Jewish summer camps opened in America in the 1960s?
Question 6. Which of these youth movements was affiliated with secular socialist parties in Israel?
The National Conference of Synagogue Youth
Question 7. The first Hillel chapter was on what college campus?
University of Illinois
University of Michigan
University of Virginia