What is Jewish Education Without Hebrew Language?

edah2016Rabbi Josh Fenton writes about the challenges at Edah, a Jewish education enrichment program in Berkeley as they pair down the commitment requirements for families looking for innovative Jewish enrichment experiences laden with Hebrew, but fail to commit to more immersive experiences.

Rabbi Fenton offers a response to an earlier article published in JWeekly.com that entitled “Hebrew not required” emphasizing the importance of Hebrew to Jewish education he asks, “The question is: What is Jewish education without Hebrew? And what does a generation of Jews look like who don’t speak the language of our civilization?”

Read the full response here.


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