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Wide-spread Interest and Enrollment in Hebrew Courses Cited

A widespread interest and increased establishment in the study of Hebrew in American colleges and universities was reported that this week-end by Professor Abraham I. Katsh of New York University, who was re-elected president of the National Association of Professors of Hebrew in American Institutions of Higher Learning at the Association’s second annual convention here. In his annual report to 206 instructors and Professors of Hebrew, gathered at the meeting, Professor Katsh pointed out that 232 colleges, universities and theological schools are now teaching Hebrew as a Semitic or modern language. He added that 8,503 students are enrolled in 587 courses taught in the schools.