Courses by date: May 2019
Advanced Conversational Hebrew
This course will focus on conversational skills with an attention to improving fluency.
Back to the Prophets: The Book of II Kings: A Kingdom Lost, A Kingdom Saved
This Spring, we forge onward in our study of the two Jewish kingdoms in the Bible. In the Northern Kingdom of Israel, a succession of foolish and frankly dim-witted kings progressively misplay their hands in ...
Dr. Avivah Zornberg at Chochmat HaLev
Dr. Avivah Zornberg is one of the most dynamic and compelling interpreters of the Bible alive. She weaves together ideas from literature, secular philosophy, psychology and the ancient teachers’ take on the texts. It is ...
Intermediate Modern Conversational Hebrew (spring)
The Modern Hebrew course is intended to develop verbal communication skills in the spoken modern Hebrew language. Infused with Israeli culture, a variety of methods and modalities are used to reach the goal of speaking ...
Modern Hebrew Level B mornings (spring)
This class is a continuation from the beginning level sessions. Students will learn Hebrew words and sentences while developing vocabulary, grammar, and basic conversational skills. The instructor will show both patience and sensitivity to the ...
Modern Hebrew Level D (spring)
Students will learn Hebrew words and sentences while developing vocabulary, grammar, and basic conversational skills. The instructor will show both patience and sensitivity to the needs of adult learners who have limited time for study.
Modern Hebrew Level D2 (spring)
Students build on vocabulary, grammar and basic conversational skills. The instructor will show both patience and sensitivity to the needs of adult learners who have limited time for study.
Modern Hebrew Level E (spring)
This course further expands fluency in Hebrew conversation and comprehension, and is designed for students with a reasonably developed level of modern Hebrew speaking and understanding. It continues building student vocabulary, grammar, and fluency skills. ...
The Origins of the Bible and How to Read It: Prophecy and Wisdom Literature
To many contemporary readers, the Bible often feels impenetrable and outdated, principally because of the manner in which Jewish texts have been taught in religious schools for generations. This three section course utilizes methods for ...