Hebrew Play

This post first appeared as “Play Time” on Kveller.com’s blog, Raising Kvell.

When it comes to their children’s Hebrew language education, there’s a group of parents who are not playing around. Then again, that’s exactly what they’re doing.

Since last fall, 145 families in the Boston-Providence area have established Hebrew playgroups for their babies and toddlers, sponsored by a website called Hebrew Play. From day one, these moms and dads are referring to themselves as ima and aba, changing a lot of chitulim (diapers), and hoping that their babies will stop crying if they give them a motzetz (pacifier) to suck on.

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© 2010 Renee Ghert-Zand. All rights reserved.

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