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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. Dr. Edward Chauncey Baldwin, a liberal Protestant, conceived of what organization?
 Jews for Jesus
 Christians United for Israel
 Hillel
 B'nai Brith International

 

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. The Memorial to the Murdered Jews of Europe is located in what city?
 Berlin
 Warsaw
 Paris
 Oslo

 

Question 4. What was the motivation for establishing the first Jewish summer camps in America?
 To bring inner-city kids out to the country
 To give kids a break from their parents
 To "Americanize" Eastern European immigrants
 Both A & C

 

Question 5. 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 6. In the 1890s, the American Jewish Historical Society was established for what reason?
 To serve as a research institution
 To fight against bigotry
 To respond to protests against mass Jewish immigration
 All of the above

 

Question 7. Which denomination has the most Jewish day schools?
 Reform
 Reconstructionist
 Conservative
 Orthodox