From Ivory Tower to Colloquial Use, Historical Text to Contemporary Slang: Hebrew’s Internal Tensions as Living Language
Dr. Shmuel Bolozky, University of Massachusetts Amherst (Emeritus)
Dr. Ghil’ad Zuckermann, University of Adelaide
Monday, June 7, 8:00 PM EDT
The Reflective Hebrew Educator with Dr. Esty Gross
This workshop, recorded on October 22, 2022, provided an opportunity for Hebrew educators to explore the concept of transformative reflective practice. There are 3 main levels of reflection: Traditional/surface, Progressive/theoretical and practical, and Critical/transformative. Core Competency – Personal and Professional Growth
Elections And Politics – Hebrew Style
The Choosing People
Both the Israeli and American publics are going to the polls this month, to take part in that supreme ritual of democracy – elections. The word for “elections” in Hebrew is bechirot, from b-ch-r (בחר), “choose.” We are able to choose our representatives because politically we have zechut bechira (זכות בחירה), “the right to vote.” Some might argue that even more fundamental is the belief in bechira chofshit (בחירה חופשית), “free choice” (or “free will”). Read the full article…
Hitkadmut: The Annual Hebrew Language Educators Conference
JANUARY 29 – 30, 2023 11:00-4:00 EST
Registration is live!
Make certain your Hebrew teachers, Hebrew leaders, and school leaders join us for the annual professional conference that is propelling the field forward. For more information about this virtual gathering, visit the Hitkadmut page.
State of the Field of Hebrew Language Education Report
Hebrew at the Center recently shared the State of the Field Report with the broader community, a document that captured a wide range of research and findings from the field of Hebrew language education in the day school field. These insights and learnings, collected from a wide range of field partners, greatly inform Hebrew learning, faculty effectiveness, and student outcomes.