Epstein, Yitzhak

(1862-1943)
   Writer and teacher of Belorussian origin. He settled in Palestine in 1886. From 1908 to 1915 he directed the Alliance Israelite Universelle school in Salonica. After World War I, he returned to Palestine and engaged in educational activities. He was a pioneer in teaching Hebrew by the direct method. He wrote studies on Hebrew language problems and Arab-Jewish relations, and a Hebrew textbook, Ivrit be-Ivrit.

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