Eliminating Hebrew from U.K. schools will not spell the end of Jewish education

27.12.2012                      14.Tewet. 5773

Groß-Britanien:

Eliminating Hebrew from U.K. schools will not spell the end of Jewish education

If Hebrew is not included in the list of seven compulsory languages in British primary education, families will need to take on a more active role in their children’s Jewish upbringing.

Last week, Britain's Jewish community stirred debate about the government's proposal to exclude Hebrew from its list of recognized languages for primary school education. Under the proposal, only seven languages would be recognized as compulsory learning for primary schools, including Spanish, French, German, Mandarin, Latin and ancient Greek. Hebrew was not included….