Sunday October 4, 2015
Israel Hayom
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A million and a half Israelis struggle with Hebrew

Survey finds that difficulties in Hebrew prevent many immigrants from using government services and hamper them when they need medical services • Some 200,000 people avoid using government services because of language difficulties • Meanwhile, 68% of the population believes Arabic should be taught in Jewish schools and 70% believe government forms should be available in Hebrew and Arabic.

Zeev Klein

Many immigrants from the former Soviet Union do not feel at home in Hebrew.
Photo credit: Moshe Shai
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