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Hebrew Made Language of Instruction in Jewish Schools of Esthonia

September 8, 1926
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(Jewish Telegraphic Agency)

The Hebraization of all Jewish schools in the Republic of Esthonia is proceeding rapidly in accordance with the decision of the Jewish National Council in Esthonia.

The Council recently adopted a decision that Hebrew is to be the language of instruction in all Jewish schools.

Hebrew has already been introduced in the Jewish elementary schools in Dorpat. Hebrew is being progressively introduced in the Jewish high school of Reval.

A request of the Jewish Educational Administration of Dorpat directed to the government authorities asking that all Jewish children who attend the German and Russian schools be compulsorily transferred to the Jewish schools was rejected by the government, the authorities declaring that they have no legal right in the matter.

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