Jewish Education QuizToday, 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 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 2. 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 3. Which of these youth movements was affiliated with secular socialist parties in Israel?
The National Conference of Synagogue Youth
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. 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 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. 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