Photo of lecturer holding baby goes viral

702's Sam Cowen's heart melted when she saw the picture of Dr Sydney Engelberg holding a baby while he was lecturing at Jerusalem's Hebrew University.

A baby of one of his students had started crying, and so he picked up the baby and continued to lecture.

It is a question of how you look at education; is it just a transmission of content or is it a transmission of value. If it is of transitional value, you cant just talk about values but you must act on those values.

Dr Sydney Engelberg

Not only is this dad and grandfather tolerant of his students bringing their children to class, he is also open to women breast feeding during lectures, as he is a believer of creating an environment that is family orientated and enables everyone to participate in a communal life without exclusion.

Listen to the full interview below..


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