A recent session of Temple Isaiah's JQuest Hebrew school. (Photo/Courtesy Temple Isaiah)

Learning Hebrew in ‘Hebrew school’? Not exactly.

Rabbi Nicki Greninger thinks part-time religious education is due for a name change. “When we call it ‘Hebrew school,’ people assume you’re going to learn Hebrew, and that means full spoken-language proficiency,” she said in a recent webinar presenting new research on the subject. “And we all I think recognize that that’s not really possible…
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