A child-high table for playing with the 22 Hebrew letters at the Jewish museum at Hechal Shlomo in Jerusalem.
Today is International Literacy Day.
The International Reading Association says that
International Literacy Day, traditionally observed annually on September 8, focuses attention on worldwide literacy needs. More than 780 million of the world’s adults (nearly two-thirds of whom are women) do not know how to read or write, and between 94 and 115 million children lack access to education.
And Wikipedia has the list of countries, starting at 100% literacy and going down to 26%(!).
Imagine . . .