Class Size: A Halachic Analysis

by Rabbi Yair Hoffman It is a complaint that a number of teachers have had of late – large class sizes. Some state categorically that a class size should never exceed 25 students. It is...

My First Hebrew Test

An illustration from a Hebrew primer, “Sefat Yisrael,” published in Canada in 1961. The Hebrew caption reads “Todah Morah” (Thanks Teacher). Image courtesy of Hannah Pressman. By...

Teaching Jewish History

By Micah Lapidus This is something of a rant. But it’s not truly a rant because I do try to arrive at some resolution by the end. Still, I need your help. Jewish History. Part I: The...