Anna Sherman

One of the unsung heroes of the Hebraist movement in the United States, Anna Sherman taught Hebrew—and used language instruction to inculcate Jewish identity—at the extension schools of the Jewish Theological Seminary Teachers Institute.

Courtesy of the Sherman family

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