Hebrew to be nixed as foreign language in U.K. schools, Jewish Chronicle reports

19.12.2012                      06.Tewet. 5773

Jüdische Welt:

Hebrew to be nixed as foreign language in U.K. schools, Jewish Chronicle reports

Board of Deputies of British Jews warns: Exclusion of Hebrew could damage Jewish education in the country.

Education Minister Elizabeth Truss announced plans last month to make it compulsory, from September 2014, to teach a foreign language to children aged 7 to 11. Schools would be required to offer at least one of only seven recognized languages, which excludes Hebrew, the newspaper reported….