VISION
The Hebrew Language will be the common language of Jews around the world.
MISSION
Increasing the prestige and the dissemination of the Hebrew language in North America. Encouraging and deepening the learning of the Hebrew language and its use. Promoting activities to disseminate the Hebrew culture in north America and support the development of resources for various initiatives.
GOALS
Members will act to encourage and deepen the learning of the Hebrew language and culture and its use in all frameworks and in all methods.
GOALS
Members will support the development of resources for various initiatives that will be adopted by the Council.
GOALS
Members will be encouraged to participate in conventions and conferences that support the Hebrew
“כמו שהיהודים אינם יכולים להיות עם חי באמת אלא בשובם (כאשר ישוב) לארץ ישראל, כך אינם יכולים להיות עם חי אלא בשובם ללשון האבות ולהשתמש בה לא בלבד (רק) בספר, אלא דווקא בדיבור פה… בכל ענייני החיים ובכל שעות היום והלילה, ככל הגויים, גוי גוי בלשונו”
אליעזר בן-יהודה

“Judaism is not just a religion. It’s a rich culture with a beautiful, ancient language that not only lives in the Torah and our Prayer Books, but is also the language that connects Jews all over the world, and we want to bring together everyone connected to the Hebrew language”
– Dr. Simcha Leibovichm, Founding President of the Council

ESTABLISHMENT AND ONGOING SUPPORT OF NAHET, THE HEBREW TEACHERS ORGANIZATION

The Council established and continues its ongoing support of NAHET, the National Association of Hebrew Teachers. The association promotes seminars and professional development programs for its members and disseminates information and curricula through its digital platforms.

ORGANIZATION OF HEBREW CELEBRATIONS (HAGIGAH IVRIT)

The committee plans and produces Hebrew Celebration – Hagigah Ivrit – in several locations in North America, soon to be an annual event. The committee also works to build a series of regional steering committees including representatives of local organizations.

DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE

The committee works to raise the profile of the Council and its work in the philanthropic space in order to ensure the necessary resources to fund its activities, programs and infrastructure.

MARKETING COMMITTEE

The committee works to ensure effective communication with all stakeholders, effective public relations, ongoing support and build out of the Council’s digital platforms, and successful marketing and recruitment material to expand the reach and impact of the Council.

HEBREW ROUND TABLE COMMITTEE

The committee works to identify individuals and organizations active in the fields of education, organizational leadership, philanthropy, advocacy and the like that have Hebrew either as a primary or secondary component of their personal or institutional missions. This ongoing work of mapping also includes bringing together individuals and groups to create collaborative efforts that further the mission of the Council and the field.

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