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Kaplan, Chaim Aron (1880 - 1942)
Humashi : sipure ha-humash le-mathilim mevo'arim u-metsuyarim Khumash sipurey hakhumash lematkhilim mevoarim umetsuyarim khelek sheni [volume 2 only, covering Shomot, Bamidbar and Devarim. Part 1, not here is Bereshit = Genesis]
Limud, Warsaw / Warsaw, 1927. In Hebrew. 149, (3) pages. 223 x 164 mm. Illustrated with 3 maps, c. 160 pictures and 8 tables. WorldCat: Libraries worldwide that own item: 3. Chaim Aron Kaplan was an educator and diarist of the Holocaust. Kaplan was born in Gorodishche, Belarus. He received a talmudical education at the famous yeshivah of Mir and later studied at the Government Pedagogical Institute in Vilna. In 1902 he settled in Warsaw, where he founded a pioneering elementary Hebrew school, of which he was principal for 40 years. The school was known as "the Sixth Grade Grammar Elementary School of Ch. A. Kaplan." Kaplan was an exponent of the direct method of language teaching, in which Hebrew was taught as a spoken language, using the Sephardi pronunciation. Stubbornly following this system, despite strong opposition from exponents of traditional methods, he published several Hebrew textbooks advocating his method. An ardent Hebraist, he participated actively in the Society for Jewish Writers and Journalists in Warsaw, and contributed to many Hebrew and Yiddish periodicals. Kaplan visited the United States in 1921. In 1936 he visited Ere? Israel, intending to settle there in order to be with his two children who had emigrated there earlier, but was unable to obtain a position and returned to Warsaw. In 1937, Kaplan published a book in Hebrew called Pezurai, a collection of essays and articles on the Hebrew language and Jewish education that he had published during the 40 years of teaching. He also wrote Hebrew grammar and children's textbooks on Jewish history and custo … [Cliquez ci-dessous pour une description complète]
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