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Hebrew Language courses for Spring 2015

All sessions are 8 classes
Cost: $70/member, $85/non-member
Ezpass holders: free
Text fees: vary by class
Register: ruthie@jewishroc.org

Hebrew Reading Classes audio downloads


Hebrew Reading from Scratch
Mondays & Wednesdays, June 22 - July 20 - 7:30 - 9:00 p.m. .
  • Learn to decode in Hebrew
  • Learn some basic facts about the Hebrew language that make it unique
  • Learn a vocabulary of about 100 words – no prior knowledge needed
  • textbook: Reishit Bina - $10

Prayer Book Hebrew audio downloads

Beginners Prayerbook Hebrew
Sundays, June 28 – Sept. 6 9:15 – 10:30 a.m. (no class 7/26, 8/2 &9)
  • Increase your comprehension of prayers
  • Enrich your prayers and make them more meaningful
  • Basic grammar concepts are covered and practiced
  • Textbook: Prayerbook Hebrew the Easy Way
Intermediate Prayerbook Hebrew
Sundays, June 28 – Sept. 6 10:30 - 11:45 a.m.(no class 7/26, 8/9 &16)
In this class, we 'cross-train' the brain with prayerbook Hebrew AND ulpan Hebrew!
  • Increase your comprehension of prayers
  • Guided reading of basic common prayers – Hebrew only
  • Review of grammatical concepts learned in Beginners’ Prayerbook
  • Textbook: Prayerbook Hebrew the Easy Way
Insights Into Prayer –for the advanced student
Wednesdays, June 24 – August 26 (no class: 8/5 & 12), 9:15 – 10:30 a.m.
  • Enhance and deepen your davening - must be able to read Hebrew with comprehension and grammar background
  • See the application of prayers by learning their basis in Jewish scripture and thought
  • Increase your reading fluency as a bonus!
  • Textbook: included

Ulpan Classes (Modern Hebrew) audio downloads

  • Reading paragraphs
  • Writing exercises and homework
  • Speaking for oral practice and retention

Intermediate
Sundays, June 28 – August 30, 10:30 - 11:45 a.m. (no class 7/26,8/9 & 16)

In this class, we 'cross-train' the brain with prayerbook Hebrew AND ulpan Hebrew! We explore the same concepts in grammar to see how they complement each other. Lots of oral reviewing and writing exercises to help with retention.


Advanced (must be able to read without vowels)
Mondays, beginning in August. for more details, contact Ruthie Benamou.

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