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Sunday, February 22 • 4:00pm - 4:45pm
The Dream of a Child: Many Years Ago in a Far Away Land

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What was Eliezer Ben-Yehuda’s dream? How did he make his dream come true? Eliezra tells her grandfather’s story of how he revived Hebrew from being a dead language to making it the modern spoken language of Israel and Jews all over the world. Come learn about a man who changed the Jewish world.

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Eliezra Ben-Yehuda Kassutto

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Eliezra Ben-Yehuda Kassutto is the granddaughter of Eliezer Ben-Yehuda, the founder and pioneer of Modern Hebrew. She is an educator and lecturer who grew up under the wings and influence of the Ben-Yehuda family. Born in Jerusalem, at age 16 she came to New York to study. and received three advanced degrees including continuing Doctoral Studies at Columbia University Teachers College.  Her educational career encompassed the creation of... Read More →


Sunday February 22, 2015 4:00pm - 4:45pm
Room 130