US Hebrew school enrollment dropped by 41% between 2006 and 2020, according to study.

‘Wake-Up Call’: Hebrew School Enrollment in the US has Tanked, New Study Findsj
Ben Rappaport
April 20, 2023

A new study released Wednesday finds that Hebrew school enrollment in the US has decreased dramatically in recent years, ynet reported. According to the study, released by The Jewish Education Project, US “Hebrew schools” – after-school or weekend programs that supplement formal education with Jewish or Hebrew studies – have seen a 41% decline in enrollment form 2006 to 2020. In the 2006-2007 academic year, 230,000 students were enrolled in Hebrew school, but that number dropped to 135,000 by the 2019-2020 school year. The number of Hebrew schools in that same period declined from 2,000 to 1,398. READ MORE

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