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4 February 1683 Birth of Rabbi Judah Monis, First Instructor and Hebrew Grammarian at Harvard

Judah Monis (1683-1764), a Jewish scholar and educator, was an instructor of Hebrew at Harvard College between 1722 and 1760. Monis was instrumental in importing Hebrew type to the colonies, and in 1735, he published the first Hebrew textbook in … Continue reading

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