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 Monday and Wednesday evenings in an 11-week session. Each class is one hour.
Levels 1, 2, 3, 4 and 5 require the textbook Hebrew From Scratch (Part 1)- you can purchase a new copy of the textbook at the time of registration.
Regular Price: $308
DCJCC Member Price: $275
Recent Birthright & Masa Alumni Special Price: $220
*Reserved for Israel Program participants within the last five years.
Mondays and Wednesdays, June 25 -September 17, 2018. We will not be meeting the week of the 4th of July. Please pay careful attention to your final class for the session due to the timing of the Jewish Holidays.
Class 1: Mon 6/25 and Weds 6/27
4th of July week break
Class 2: Mon 7/9 and Weds 7/11
Class 3: Mon 7/16 and Weds 7/18
Class 4: Mon 7/23 and Weds 7/25
Class 5: Mon 7/30 and Weds 8/1
Class 6: Mon 8/6 and Weds 8/8
Class 7: Mon 8/13 and Weds 8/15
Class 8: Mon 8/20 and Weds 8/22
Class 9: Mon 8/27 and Weds 8/29
Class 10: Mon 9/3 and Weds 9/5
Class 11 – Wednesday Classes ONLY: Weds 9/12 (Monday classes cannot meet this week due to Rosh Hashanah on 9/10)
Class 11 – Monday Classes ONLY: Mon 9/17 (Wednesday classes cannot meet this week due to Yom Kippur on 9/19)
**Please note the correct dates and times of your class for this session!
|6:00 - 7:00 pm
||Level 1 - Aleph
||Level 2 - Bet
|7:00 - 8:00 pm
||Level 3 - Gimel
||Level 4 - Dalet
|8:00 - 9:00 pm
||Level 5 - Hey
||Level 6 - Vav
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
This level focuses on building vocabulary, imporoving reading, and conducting conversations in past and future tenses.
Level 6 - Vav
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.
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.