U.S. Professor to Direct Production of Instructional Tv in Israel
Menu JTA Search

U.S. Professor to Direct Production of Instructional Tv in Israel

Download PDF for this date

The University of Michigan announced today that Edward Stasheff Professor of Speech and an authority on school television, has been named director of production for Israel’s new Instructional Television Trust Studio Center. He will assume his new duties in May. The Center is near Tel Aviv University.

First telecasts are scheduled to start late this year or next January. There is now no television programming in Israel. Prof. Stasheff will spend about a year training teachers at the center in the techniques of television teaching. He will also instruct all production staff members, from producers to floor managers.

The television broadcasting which Prof. Stasheff will direct will be strictly educational. The neceiving schools in the test area will be those in Ramleh, Lod, the Jerusalem Corridor and the northern Negev.

Founding Funders

The digitization of the JTA Archive would not have been possible without the generous support of the following donors:
  • The Gottesman Fund
  • Righteous Persons Foundation
  • Charles H. Revson Foundation
  • Elisa Spungen Bildner and Robert Bildner, in honor of Norma Spungen
  • George S. Blumenthal
  • Grace and Scott Offen Charitable Fund