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Hebrew Language courses for Fall of 2014


Our On-going(all year-round) Hebrew program is tailored to the beginner as well as to the advanced reader.


For more details, please contact Ruthie Benamou during office hours or via email : Ruthie@jewishroc.org .

Hebrew Reading Courses audio downloads


Basic Reading ClassCrash Course in Hebrew Reading

Sundays, Oct 26 - Dec 14,
Time :9:15 - 10:30 a.m.
Cost: free

In conjunction with the National Jewish Outreach Program, this course is given FREE once yearly. For those with no prior experience in Hebrew, you will learn to decode in Hebrew. For those who need a refresher on decoding , this course is an excellent starting point.. Email Office@jewishroc.org to register.


Prayer Book Hebrew Courses

      Prayer Book Hebrew - Beginners

Mondays, Sept 8 - Nov 24 (no classes on: Sept 22, Oct. 6, 13, & 20)
 Time: 9:15 -10:30 a.m.
Cost: $60/member, $75/nonmember (EZpass holders: free)


For those who can read Hebrew, this class focuses on grammatical concepts that bring your prayers to a new level of understanding without the need for an English translation. To join this class click here to register online or you can contact Ruthie at ruthie@jewishroc.org

     NEW! Intermediate Prayerbook and Ulpan

Sundays, Sept 7 - Nov 23 (no classes on: 9/ 21, or 10/5, 10/12, & 10/19) 
Time: 10:30 -11:45 a.m.
Cost: $60/member, $75/nonmember (EZpass holders: free)


This ongoing beginners -to-intermediate level course focuses on both Prayerbook and modern Hebrew. Students must be able to read Hebrew, but comprehension is not necessary. The focus of this class is Hebrew grammar and basic vocabulary used in the home, classroom, stores, restaurants, and more. To join this class click here to register online or you can contact Ruthie at ruthie@jewishroc.org.

       Prayer book Hebrew - Advanced

wednesdays, Sept. 10 – Nov. 26
Time: 9:15 – 10:30 a.m.
Cost: $60/member, $75/nonmember (EZpass holders: free)
textbook: $25
Prerequisite: Ability to read Hebrew without vowels

Use Prayerbook Hebrew texts to reinforce grammar concepts that appear in the prayers. Students practice translating sentences and paragraphs based on the grammatical concepts that are being taught. Children’s stories are used to illustrate these concepts in a fun and exciting way. Students must have had Beginner’s Prayerbook or demonstrate reading and comprehension to attend this class. Click here to register online or email Ruthie at: ruthie@jewishroc.org.


Modern Hebrew Courses audio downloads

Conversational Hebrew-Beginners

Tuesdays, Nov. 4 – Dec. 23
Time: 9:15 – 10:30 a.m..
Cost: $60/member, $75/nonmember (EZpass holders/ free)
Textbook fee: $10
Prerequisite: Ability to read.

Learn modern Hebrew with Basic vocabulary, the introduction of handwriting, and simple sentence structure. Small conversations take place focusing on the world of the student in class, at home, and in different life scenarios. Students must be able to read at a basic level. Click here to register online or email ruthie@jewishroc.org.

Advanced Hebrew (please note this is NOT ulpan)

Mondays, Sept. 8 – Nov. 24
Time: 9:15 - 10:30 a.m.
Cost: $60/member, $75/nonmember (EZpass holders: free)
Textbook fee: $28
Prerequisite: Ability to read Hebrew without vowels

This ongoing class focuses on reading, writing and speaking. Short paragraphs are used to read and check for comprehension. Grammar is introduced in small clusters to further student's abilities to use the language correctly. Students must be able to read Hebrew without vowels and to comprehend the written language.Click here to register online or email ruthie@jewishroc.org.