"Education is an important thing."

Translation:חינוך זה דבר חשוב.

June 24, 2016

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https://www.duolingo.com/natalieisenberg

from the context I don't see how you'd know to use "Chinuch" over "haskala." I think, for me, chinuch is referring more to upbringing/child-rearing, while haskala is school-based education. Thoughts?

June 24, 2016

https://www.duolingo.com/misterram

In Hebrew "Chinuch" or חינוך refers to schools as well. We see teachers as providing values like parents. For example in Israel the education system is referred as "מערכת החינוך". "Haskala" or השכלה is the knowledge you gain by participating in school/university. You can say השכלה זה דבר חשוב and it will be fine, it will just have a different meaning.

June 24, 2016
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