Author Archives: Tarbuton

Children’s Hebrew Books for Hanukkah

Give the gift of classic books in Hebrew for Hanukah! You can buy them online from Sifrutake in FL or Steimatsky’s in LA and even send a subscription that will deliver books through the mail monthly for preschool and elementary school ages for a very low cost. All the options are discussed here: https://hebrewinamerica.wordpress.com/category/children/hebrew-books-children/ https://www.israeliamerican.org/keshet

Hebrew Educator Training

The best formal training for Hebrew language education available in the United States is a MA program at Middlebury College.  The program teaches the proficiency method based on ACTFL standards. There is a required summer visit/stay. Read more: http://www.middlebury.edu/ls/grad_programs/hebrew

Israeli Identity and the Future of American Jewry

Though I’m not a fan of the term “Israeliness” because it feels trite; I do believe Israeli culture and Hebrew language can be a significant key to raising Jewish Americans with an Israeli lens that bridges and connects us for years to come. This article does a great job of arguing “Israeliness” may be a […]
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