Episode 13: Why Jewish Day Schools Should Teach Students to Read Torah | Professor Ziva Hassenfeld
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Jewish day schools expend significant time and energy in teaching Torah. But what are they trying to accomplish in this work? In this session, Ziva Hassenfeld discusses her soon-to-be published research on students’ learning to read Torah, in order to argue that Jewish day schools can induct students into a way of reading texts that will serve them in all endeavors, from their academic studies to text messaging with friends.

Originally recorded: 12/7/22

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