Dr. Ohad Cohen was a linguistics researcher at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem and he is now a Faculty Member at the Department of Hebrew…
This course introduces you to Biblical Hebrew, allowing you to begin your journey of interpreting ancient holy texts together with your teacher in Israel and fellow classmates from around the world.
Course Main Takeaways
Weekly Hours 2 hr
Duration 9 Months
Accreditation This course is worth 3 credits at The Hebrew University of Jerusalem
The Hebrew Alphabet: Then and Now
Welcome! After introducing ourselves, we will start to learn about the history of the Hebrew alphabet. We will discuss its relationship with the Latin alphabet and learn our first 8 Hebrew letters.
The Hebrew Alphabet, Continued
In our second lesson we will continue to learn about the Hebrew alphabet and cover the rest of it. At the end of the lesson we will be able to recognize all 23 of the Hebrew letters.
The Hebrew Vowels
After learning the letters and consonants we will begin to learn about the Hebrew vowels. We will start with the history of the Hebrew vowels notation and get familiar with the first vowel, [a].
The Vowels E-I-O-U
In this lesson we will continue with the rest of the Hebrew vowels and learn about the vowels [e-i-o-u]. We can already start to read short verses from the story of the creation (Genesis 1).
Ask questions any time
Teachers and students have open questions regarding course topics
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We are here to help you with any technical issue
A weekly Q&A session in addition to the regular lesson