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Holiday Hebrew Classes

Make your prayers more meaningful this Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur. In these 6-week sessions, we will learn and understand highlights of the Rosh Hashanah, Yom Kippur and Sukkot prayers. Students must be able to read Hebrew to participate.

Cost: $40/members
$50/nonmembers
included with JewishROC Ezpass
Beginners:
Tuesdays, Aug. 30 – Sept. 20, 9:30 – 10:45 a.m.


Intermediate:
Sundays, Aug. 28 – Sept. 25, 9:30 – 10:45 a.m.
(no class on 9/4)

Advanced:
Wednesdays, Aug. 31 – Sept. 21, 9:30 – 10:45 a.m.

 

 

Hebrew Language courses for Fall 2016

All sessions are 8 classes
Cost: $70/member, $85/non-member
Ezpass holders: free

Text fees: vary by class

Prayer Book Hebrew audio downloads


Prayer Book Hebrew - Beginners
Tuesdays, Nov. 1 – Dec. 13
Time: 9:30 a.m.- 10:45am.
Cost: $70/member, $85/nonmember (EZpass holders: free)
Prerequisite: Ability to read

In this class, we focus on the grammatical rules that build the Hebrew language. Practice reading and gain comprehension as you build fluency, and make your prayers more meaningful.


Prayer Book Hebrew – Intermediate
Sundays, Oct. 30 – Dec. 11
Time: 9:30 -10:40 a.m. 
Cost: $70/member, $85/nonmember (EZpass holders: free)
Prerequisite: Ability to read Hebrew some comprehension

This class is a continuation of our Beginners Prayerbook class. We delve into more grammar concepts to help with prayerbook comprehension and appreciation.
Prayer Book Hebrew & Ulpan – Advanced
Sundays, Oct. 30
 – Dec. 11
Time: 10:45 a.m.– noon
Cost: $70/member, $85/nonmember (EZpass holders: free)
Prerequisite: Ability to read Hebrew without vowels

In this class, we “cross-train” the brain to utilize both aspects of the language and to see how Prayerbook Hebrew is closer to the modern language much more than assumed. Reading, writing and oral exercises comprise this class.

Prayer Book Hebrew – Advanced
Wednesdays, Nov. 2 – Dec. 14

9:30 - 10:45 a.m.
Cost: $70/member, $85/nonmember (EZpass holders: free)
Prerequisite: Ability to read Hebrew without vowels

This is an on-going class that is built on the concepts learned in beginner’s and intermediate classes. We systematically go through the prayerbook to see how the concepts are utilized in them, and explore deeper meanings of the prayers, to make them more meaningful. We also learn other prayers such as Shabbat songs and pslams, as well as certain paragraphs from the Torah that appear in our prayers.

Ulpan Classes (Modern Hebrew) audio downloads

Conversational Hebrew - Beginners/Intermediate
Tuesdays, Nov. 1 – Dec. 13
Time: 7:30 – 9:00 p.m.
Cost: $70/member, $85/nonmember (EZpass holders: free)
Textbook fee: $25
Prerequisite: Ability to read.

This on-going class uses paragraphs and short stories as its foundation for developing fluent reading and comprehension. Writing assignments reinforce concepts learned in class. Reading, writing and oral exercises build the language skills.

Conversational Hebrew - Advanced
Mondays, Oct. 31 – Dec. 12
Time: 9:30 – 10:45 a.m.
Cost: $70/member, $85/nonmember
Prerequisite: Ability to read Hebrew without vowels

This on-going class uses paragraphs and short stories as its foundation for developing fluent reading and comprehension. Writing assignments reinforce concepts learned in class. Reading, writing and oral exercises build the language skills.

To register, or for more information,  please email Ruthie Benamou at: ruthie@jewishroc.org or call: 301-468-3881