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Hebrew Language Classes


For the Fall semester, JLL classes are FREE for all Temple Emanu-El members in good standing. If you are not sure if you are a member in good standing, please contact Executive Director Donna Beyer at dbeyer@tetucson.org.
 
After registering and paying the fee for any of the classes below, you should receive login information and instructions for using Zoom approximately 24 hours before the first class. These instructions will come from dlopez@tetucson.org.

Advanced Beginner Modern Hebrew

Dr. Abby Limmer
Wednesdays, beginning August 5, 2020
6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
via Zoom until further notice
The cost is $55/session or $190/year for Temple Emanu-El and Congregation Or Chadash members & $70/session or $240/year for non-members.
 
For information about pre-requisites and syllabus, please contact Dr. Abby Limmer at alimmer@tetucson.org.
 
Session 1 begins on Wednesday, August 5, 2020. Please register and pay here.
Session 2 begins on Wednesday, September 23, 2020. Please register and pay here.
Session 3 begins on Wednesday, December 2, 2020. Please register and pay here.
Session 4 begins on Wednesday, February 17, 2021. Please register and pay here.
Session 5 begins on Wednesday, April 14, 2021. Please register and pay here.

Advanced Biblical Hebrew

Dr. Abby Limmer
Wednesdays, beginning August 5, 2020
4:30 pm - 6:00 pm
via Zoom until further notice
The cost is $55/session or $190/year for Temple Emanu-El and Congregation Or Chadash members & $70/session or $240/year for non-members.
 
Prerequisites: The ability to read and understand Tanakh in Hebrew, using grammar book and dictionary.
 
Students will practice reading texts from the Tanakh and will learn and review grammar points and vocabulary as they arise. We will focus on narrative portions of the Tanakh rather than poetry.
 
For information about pre-requisites and syllabus, please contact Dr. Abby Limmer at alimmer@tetucson.org.
 
Session 1 begins on Wednesday, August 5, 2020. Please register and pay here.
Session 2 begins on Wednesday, September 23, 2020. Please register and pay here.
Session 3 begins on Wednesday, December 2, 2020. Please register and pay here.
Session 4 begins on Wednesday, February 17, 2021. Please register and pay here.
Session 5 begins on Wednesday, April 14, 2021. Please register and pay here.

Beginning Biblical Hebrew

 

Dr. Abby Limmer
Mondays beginning October 19, 2020
5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
via Zoom until further notice
The cost is $55/session or $190/year for Temple Emanu-El and Congregation Or Chadash members & $70/session or $240/year for non-members.
 
Prerequisite: One session of the Hebrew Marathon with Cantorial Soloist Marjorie Hochberg or the ability to sound out written Hebrew.
 
Session 1 begins on Monday, October 19, 2020. Please register and pay here.
Session 2 begins on Monday, December 21, 2020. Please register and pay here.
Session 3 begins on Monday, February 22, 2021. Please register and pay here.
Session 4 begins on Monday, April 12, 2021. Please register and pay here.

Beginning Modern Hebrew

 
 
Dr. Abby Limmer
Mondays beginning October 19, 2020
7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
via Zoom until further notice
The cost is $55/session or $190/year for Temple Emanu-El and Congregation Or Chadash members & $70/session or $240/year for non-members.
 
Prerequisite: One session of the Hebrew Marathon with Cantorial Soloist Marjorie Hochberg. Scroll down for dates and registration information.
 
Prepare to travel to Israel by studying Modern Hebrew with Dr. Abby Limmer. Abby is a graduate of the University of Arizona with a degree in Near Eastern Studies. She taught Hebrew there for 4 years, and has been teaching Hebrew at ASU’s Critical Languages Institute for the past six years.
 
Session 1 begins on Monday, October 19, 2020. Please register and pay here.
Session 2 begins on Monday, December 21, 2020. Please register and pay here.
Session 3 begins on Monday, February 22, 2021. Please register and pay here.
Session 4 begins on Monday, April 12, 2021. Please register and pay here.

Hebrew Marathon

Cantorial Soloist Marjorie Hochberg
via Zoom only until further notice
The cost is $40/session for Temple Emanu-El and Congregation Or Chadash members & $55/session for non-members.
 
 
 
Learn to read Hebrew in two fun sessions - just seven hours - guaranteed! This year, read along with the prayers at services, and make Hebrew a language you know!
 
Session One will be on Sunday, October 11, 2020 from 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm; and on Monday, October 12, 2020 from 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm. Please register and pay here.
 
Session Two will be on Sunday, January 10, 2020 from 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm; and on Monday, January 11, 2020 from 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm. Please register and pay here.

Prayerbook Hebrew

Cantorial Soloist Marjorie Hochberg
Sundays, beginning October 18, 2020
10:30 am - 12:00 pm
via Zoom until further notice
The cost is $40/session for Temple Emanu-El and Congregation Or Chadash members & $55/session for non-members.

Learn reading and comprehension skills for Jewish participation, prayer, and vocabulary. This class is a natural follow-up for anyone who has taken Hebrew Marathon or has a basic knowledge of the Hebrew alphabet, vowels, and pronunciation.
 
The first session will begin on October 18, 2020. Please register and pay here.
 
The second session will begin on January 24, 2021. Please register and pay here.

Fri, September 25 2020 7 Tishrei 5781