Let my people know?

Should the Hebrew Bible be taught like a foreign language?

tanakh RAM 248 88 (photo credit: Courtesy)
tanakh RAM 248 88
(photo credit: Courtesy)
Ghil'ad Zuckerman believes the answer to that question is yes, arguing Israelis are incapable of recognizing fine points of aspects and tenses in the Bible. Shira Leibowitz Schmidt, however, thinks that's a bad idea, arguing if the new Bible translation into everyday Hebrew becomes standard in schools, children will be cut off from the wellsprings of their culture.