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Omaha University Starts Training Teachers for Jewish Schools; Hebrew to Be Offered

Establishment of a training program for teachers of Jewish schools at the University of Omaha was announced today by Dr. Milo Bail, University president. The program–which will be conducted under the supervision of the institution’s department of education and the Omaha Bureau of Jewish Education–will prepare qualified young men and women for teaching positions in all types of Jewish schools.

The curriculum will include courses in the Hebrew language and literature, history of Jewish civilization, Jewish school pedagogy and methodology of religious education. Participating in the teaching program at the University will be Dr. Gershon Gelbart, director of the Omaha Bureau of Jewish Education.