Bringing Israel to Life for Jewish American Children -- Hebrew: The Missing Link

By Diana Yacobi

Coalition for the Advancement of Jewish Education (CAJE), 2004

The author argues that Hebrew language education is of paramount importance to all other aspects of Jewish education, especially connection to Israel. She further asserts that the Jewish community (particularly congregational schools) has not insisted enough upon high standards for teaching Hebrew.The author offers specific suggestions for integrating Hebrew and connection to Israel into the learning experience, including hiring Israeli teachers, and programs utilizing arts, food, culture, meeting Israeli students, and video curriculum additions. In Jewish Education News, Winter 2004.

Topic: Continuity, Israel Attachment, Hebrew, Education, Jewish Continuity

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Genre: Report

Language: English

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Yacobi, Diana. Bringing Israel to Life for Jewish American Children -- Hebrew: The Missing Link. Coalition for the Advancement of Jewish Education (CAJE). 2004: http://www.bjpa.org/Publications/details.cfm?PublicationID=746


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