Hebrew Classes



Modern Hebrew

Aleph 1
Begin with the alphabet and pronunciation, start reading and writing using elementary vocabulary; engage in conversation. Textbook: Ivrit Alphon $22 + gst
Instructor: Fay Hassall
Tu     7:00-9:00pm    1920           
    Jan 5–Mar 8 (10 classes)

Aleph 2    
Expand your vocabulary with past tense. Improve your reading and listening comprehension.  Textbook: Ivrit Min Ha'hatchala $55 + gst   
Instructor: Nava Soudack
We     7:00-9:00pm    1922          
    Jan 6-Mar 9 (10 classes)

Gimmel & Beyond
Prerequisite: Ulpan, Textbook Gimmel or equivalent
For students with a high level of comprehension. Reading and conversation conducted entirely in Hebrew, using Israeli newspapers, literature, music, Israeli TV programs and more.
Instructor: Nava Soudack
Th         9:30–11:30am                 1924
    Jan 7-Mar 10 (10 classes)

Member Value Price: $225
Regular Price: $242


Biblical Hebrew

Introduction to Biblical Hebrew 1
Learn basic grammatical concepts such as pronouns, nouns, adjectives, and possession. By the end of this course, students will be able to read and comprehend many verbless sentences and phrases in the Bible and have a basic core vocabulary.
Tu      7:00-9:00pm    1925
    Jan 12-Mar 8 (9 classes)
Member Value Price: $203
Regular Price: $218

Textbook: Rahel Halabe: Hineh – Biblical Hebrew the Practical Way
Please note: each course requires a few hours of homework to be able to absorb and practice the imparted material.

Instructor Ryan Blackwelder holds a B.A. in Jewish Studies from the University of Florida and is currently a graduate student in the M.A. program in Biblical Studies at Trinity Western University.  Ryan is currently working on a thesis that compares grammatical elements in the Dead Sea Scrolls with those of Biblical and Mishnaic Hebrew.

Ayelet Cohen, Coordinator
604-257-5111 ext. 410