Paris (Feb. 17)
The Jewish teachers engaged in the Jewish schools in Brazil, founded and assisted by the Jewish Colonization Association, came together for the first time at a meeting held in Rio de Janeiro, the headquarters of the Ica here reports.
The meeting was organized for the purpose of enabling the teachers to attend holiday courses for completing their pedagogic knowledge, and of unifying the methods of teaching employed in the schools.
The courses proved a great success, and the step was received with satisfaction by the young Jewish communities. The authorities and the non-Jewish public welcomed the efforts made to provide the children of immigrants with religious Jewish training.
The 25 teachers who attended the 1929 courses sent a cable message to the Ica. expressing their gratitude for its initiative, which will enable them to complete their knowledge, and to raise the standard of Jewish education in Brazil.