Category Archives: Articles About 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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Teaching Hebrew in America, a Zionist Approach

Great article from CEO & Preseident of the Steinhardt Foundation for Jewish Life, David Gedzelman in their Contact magazine about how critically important relevance, context, and connection is to teaching Modern Hebrew in America for American Jews and Israeli-Americans and how using the proficiency approach, leveraging methodologies like ACTFL standards and more are key to […]
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What is Jewish Education Without Hebrew Language?

Rabbi 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 that […]
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