Hebrew School is supposed to teach Hebrew. For a short period after the 6-Day war and in sporadic occurrences Hebrew Schools have tried “Modern Hebrew.” Now Hebrew has mainly meant “Prayerbook Hebrew.” The most recent, most successful, and currently popular of these...
Joel Grishaver has been spending some time on the phone talking to educators who have adopted PrayerTech for their schools. His conversations centered on the ways they are teaching tefillah, and how PrayerTech fits into their model. He talked to William Hertzfeld, the Hebrew Help and Kesher Coordinator at Temple Shaarey Tefila in Bedford Corners, New York.