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Hebrew Language courses for Fall 2015

All sessions are 8 classes
Cost: $70/member, $85/non-member
Ezpass holders: free
Text fees: vary by class
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Hebrew Reading Classes audio downloads

Hebrew Crash Course
Tuesdays, October 20 – December 8,
Time: 9:15 - 10:30 a.m.
Cost: FREE!

Make this year the one to learn to read Hebrew. In conjunction with NJOP, we offer this class once a year FREE OF CHARGE! Decode the letters and sounds of the alphabet and learn a basic initial vocabulary. This class is for those with little or no experience with Hebrew.Email to register for this free course.

Prayer Book Hebrew audio downloads

Prayerbook Hebrew - Beginners
Sundays, October 18 – December 6,
time: 9:30 - 10:40 a.m
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.

Intermediate Prayer Book Hebrew & Ulpan
Sundays, October 18 – December 6
Time: 10:45 a.m.- noon
Cost: $70/member, $85/nonmember (EZpass holders: free)

In this class, we 'cross-train' the brain with prayer book Hebrew AND ulpan Hebrew!

Prayer Book Hebrew – Advanced
Wednesdays, October 21 – December 9
Time: 9:15 – 10:30 a.m.
Cost: $70/member, $85/nonmember (EZpass holders: free)
Prerequisite: Ability to read Hebrew without vowels
This is an on-going class that explores grammatical concepts necessary to understand Prayerbook language. 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.

Ulpan Classes (Modern Hebrew) audio downloads

Conversational Hebrew - Beginners
Tuesdays, October 20 - December 8
Time: 7:30 – 9:00 p.m.
Cost: $70/member, $85/nonmember (EZpass holders: free)
Textbook fee: $10
Prerequisite: Ability to read.

Immerse yourself in Hebrew with this ulpan-style class. We’ll simulate everyday situations like holding social conversations, learning in a classroom, family life, home, etc. handwriting (script) is introduced to enhance reading. Reading, writing and oral drilling exercises are used to build language skills.

Conversational Hebrew - Advanced

Mondays, October 19 – December 7
Time: 10:45 a.m. – 12:00 p.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: or call: 301-468-3881