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An Adventure in Learning: Hebrew for Home Residents

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Publication Date: June 1980

Publisher(s): Jewish Communal Service Association of North America)

Author(s): Rochel U. Berman; Betty W. Samuels

Series: Journal of Jewish Communal Service, 56-4

Special Collection: Berman Jewish Policy Archive

Topic: Culture and religion (Language and languages)
Education (Teaching methods)
Population and demographics (Older people)

Keywords: Education; Elderly; Institutional Care

Type: Report

Coverage: New York


The authors present a model for an effective Hebrew language program conducted at the Hebrew Home for the Aged in Riverdale, NY. They explore the background and profile of the students, educational considerations in teaching the very old, the location and type of classroom, materials and procedures, attributes of the teacher, response of the students, and implications for expanding educational opportunities.

In Journal of Jewish Communal Service, v.56 no.4, Summer 1980.