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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?


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?


Question 5. How many Jewish summer camps opened in America in the 1960s?


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