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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?
 50,000
 100,000
 200,000
 400,000

 

Question 2. 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 3. 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 4. Limmud, a multi-denominational Jewish learning conference, has been held in England annually since what year?
 1954
 1979
 1988
 2005

 

Question 5. How many Jewish summer camps opened in America in the 1960s?
 10
 40
 90
 120

 

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