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July 05, 1991 - Image 67

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The Detroit Jewish News, 1991-07-05

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Beginning in the fall of '91, the Agency for
Jewish Education and the University of
Michigan will be partners in a new cooper-
ative educational venture. A computer and
interactive video project will be introduced
for the learning of Hebrew language. This
new program will include two Midrasha
courses for adults and one high school

The joint project, which is designed to
enhance the Hebrew curriculum through
computer and interactive video technology,
is directed by Dr. Edna Coffin, Professor of
Hebrew Language and Literature, and
Senior Research Scientist at the University of
Michigan for Research on Learning and

Ms. Tamar Traub, Ms. Nira Lev and Ms.
Narda Oz are the Agency's teachers who
will be involved in summer training at the
University and implementation this fall.


The AJE has entered into an exciting new partnership with the Grosse
Pointe Jewish Council Sunday School.

Under the directorship of Ms. Judy Silberg Loebl, who has formulated
a six-year curriculum for the program, the school serves 17 students
who are divided into two levels. Each level meets on Sundays for an
hour and a half, under the guidance of teacher, Ms. Wendy Newman.

Since the school began, there has been a Shabbat program, a Purim
play, a special Tu B'Shevat program, a model seder, and a Lag B'Omer
picnic. "So far, we've been very successful, and we're quite pleased with
our new partnership," says Ms. Judy Silberg Loebl.

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