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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. Are Bais Ya'akov schools for boys or girls?
 Boys
 Girls
 They are co-ed
 In some cities they are for boys, and in some cities they are for girls

 

Question 2. What organization founded the National Academy for Adult Jewish Studies in 1940?
 United Synagogue of America
 Foundation for Jewish Camp
 B'nai Brith International
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Question 3. 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 4. How many Jewish summer camps opened in America in the 1960s?
 10
 40
 90
 120

 

Question 5. Approximately how many students attend Jewish day schools in North America?
 50,000
 100,000
 200,000
 400,000

 

Question 6. Solomon Schechter schools are affiliated with which movement?
 Reform
 Reconstructionist
 Conservative
 Orthodox

 

Question 7. 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