A group of Hasidic Jews in Brooklyn became experts in online learning before the coronavirus. Now educators are seeking their help.

  • Nearly 80% of schools are closed worldwide due to the coronavirus – creating an unprecedented need for online learning.
  • One online school that serves the Hasidic Jewish community has seen a huge spike in applicants since the pandemic broke out.
  • Some members of the Hasidic movement choose to live in far-flung places and rely on online platforms to educate their children.
  • The Nigri International Jewish Online School dates back to 2006, and today operates a customised online platform that gives advice to educators and parents looking for help with distance learning.
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