Want to learn Hebrew? You're in the right place!
The Edlavitch JCC offers six levels of conversational Hebrew, from learning the aleph bet to reading advanced literature. Our teachers are native Hebrew speakers with many years of teaching experience. They regularly tweak their classes to fit the needs and interests of their students. Find out more about our Hebrew teachers here!
Classes are offered Wednesday evenings in 12-week sessions. Each class is one hour.
Levels 1, 2, 3 and Intermediate require the textbook Hebrew From Scratch (Part 1)- you can purchase a new copy of the textbook at the time of registration.
Wednesdays, September 6 - December 20
(skip 9/20 for Erev Rosh Hashanah, 10/4 and 10/11 for Sukkot, 11/22 for Thanksgiving)
Level 1 - Aleph: 6:00-7:00pm
Level 2 - Bet: 6:00-7:00pm
Level 3 - Gimel: 7:00-8:00pm
Level 4 - Dalet:7:00-8:00pm
Level 5 - Hey: 8:00-9:00pm
Level 6 - Vav: 8:00-9:00pm
Regular Price: $336
DCJCC Member Price: $300
Recent Birthright & Masa Alumni Special Price: $240
*Reserved for Israel Program participants within the last five years.
Make sure you sign up for a level!
Level 1 - Aleph
Beginners! This is the class for you if you need to learn the aleph bet (Hebrew alphabet) and start building your vocabulary. Students with a basic knowledge of the aleph bet but very little or no vocabulary or grammar experience should sign up for this level as well.
Level 2 - Bet
Students who have completed Level 1 OR know the aleph bet, can read, and have started to gather vocabulary and grammar.
Level 3 - Gimel
Students who have completed Level 2 OR have some vocabulary and a grasp of grammar
Level 4 - Dalet
This level focuses on building vocabulary, improving reading, and conducting conversation in present tense. It introduces verb conjugation the future and the past tense.
Level 5 - Hey
Ready to challenge your Hebrew skills? In this student-driven class you may start reading the works of well-known Israeli authors in the original Hebrew or talk current events and politics.
Level 6 -Vav
This class is for our most advanced speakers, for those who have fluency with Hebrew and want to work on fine-tuning their grammar and delving deeper into advanced vocabulary through reading, writing and listening.
Questions? Still not sure which level you are? Get in touch and we'll help you out!
Contact us at (202) 777-3259 or by email.
Before registering, make sure you are familiar with the JLL Registration Policies
should never be cost-prohibitive. If the cost prevents you from
registering, please contact Darya Watnick at 202-777-3259 or by email at
firstname.lastname@example.org to discuss payment plans or other alternatives.