Steinhardt: Hebrew Charter Schools are the Answer

For months we’ve been hearing about the Areivim Fund, the Michael Steinhardt-led, $100 million fund for…something.

Now we’re getting some clues to what that money’s for. And it’s surprising. Haaretz reports:

Through the nonprofit organization he is launching, the Areivim Philanthropic Group, Steinhardt, who made his billions as a hedge-fund pioneer and in other Wall Street activities, is drawing up plans for a series of Hebrew charter schools…

Hebrew charter schools, he [Steinhardt] says, “are the only serious possibility we have of there ever being a substantial proportion of the Jewish population that knows how to speak Hebrew and be literate enough about Judaism.”

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