Menu JTA Search

Novel Plan for Instructing Bar Mitzah Boys

SIGN UP FOR THE JTA DAILY BRIEFING

A novel method for simplifying and popularizing the teaching of the Haftorah, the part which is read every Saturday after the reading of the Bible, was suggested by the Rev. S. H. Morris to the Central Committee of Jewish Education. Rabbi Morris suggested that fifty-two phonograph records be prepared, recording the blessings for each week of the year. This method would be of particular assistance to Bar Mizvah boys, the rabbi said.

The Committee rejected the proposal as being too unusual a method of instruction.

NEXT STORY