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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. 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. 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 3. What was the original name of the Coalition for the Advancement of Jewish Education?
 Council of Jewish Federations
 Coalition for Alternatives in Jewish Education
 Early Childhood and Day School Conference


Question 4. What is the name of the Reform movement's first summer camp in North America?
 Camp Ramah
 Olin-Sang-Ruby Union Institute
 Camp Miriam
 Camp Anawana


Question 5. 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 6. 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 7. Limmud, a multi-denominational Jewish learning conference, has been held in England annually since what year?