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Hebrew Language Classes


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. If you are registering on the DAY OF the class, please send an email to rsoffice@tetucson.org letting her know that you have registered.

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 for Temple Emanu-El and Congregation Or Chadash members & $70/session for non-members.
 
For information about pre-requisites and syllabus, please contact Dr. Abby Limmer at alimmer@tetucson.org.
 
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 for Temple Emanu-El and Congregation Or Chadash members & $70/session 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 5 begins on Wednesday, April 14, 2021. Please register and pay here.

Beginning Modern Hebrew

 
 
Dr. Abby Limmer
stay tuned for future details regarding this class!
 
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.

 

 

Hebrew Marathon

Cantorial Soloist Marjorie Hochberg
stay tuned for future details regarding this class!
 
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!

 

Prayerbook Hebrew

Cantorial Soloist Marjorie Hochberg
Sundays, January 24, 2021 through April 11, 2021
10:30 - 11:30 am
via Zoom until further notice
free for Temple Emanu-El & Congregation Or Chadash members; $70 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.
 

Torah Cantillation

Cantor Janece Cohen
Saturdays, 9:00 - 9:45 am beginning January 9, 2021
via Zoom until further notice
registration is now closed
 
Have you always wanted to learn to chant Torah? Reading Hebrew is the only requirement to enjoy this class. Anyone who registers for this class will need to contact Jen Gold at Congregation Or Chadash (they can call Monday to Friday, 9:00 to 1:00, or email her at adminassist@octucson.org) to purchase and pick up a textbook prior to the first class. Any questions about the class can be directed to Sarah Bollt at Congregation Or Chadash. 
 
Wed, May 12 2021 1 Sivan 5781