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Teaching of Hebrew in New York State High Schools Approved by Board of Regents

The teaching of Hebrew in New York State’s high schools as a fully-accredited modern foreign language was approved here today by the State Board of Regents. There are at present between 3,000 and 4,000 students in New York City who are students of Hebrew.

Dr. Abraham I. Katsh, of New York University, and Abraham Aaroni, of Thomas Jefferson High School, Brooklyn, N.Y., have been appointed by the State Education Department to prepare a Hebrow syllabus.