…also *hear* the Hebrew - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • mark hurvitz
    • 24.05.13 | 00:53 (IDT)

    As someone who lives in America and has spoken only Hebrew to our children for the 30 years since our first child was born, I applaud Adina on her choice. However, one aspect of this decision not mentioned here is "What do you do if Max answers in English?" I could not imagine not "hearing" my children when they spoke to me. Yet, that is precisely what I should have done to make sure that their Hebrew was active and not only passive.

    from the article: Growing up in Hebrew - in Manhattan
    First published 18:00 11.04.13 | Last updated 18:00 11.04.13
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