Modern Hebrew

Level 7

Stay up to date with everything that is going on in Israel by reading the local news in Hebrew. Be a part of Israel's culture and world and immerse yourself in Hebrew literature and history.

Course Description

In this advanced course you will read and summarize sections of newspaper articles about social topics both in Israel and internationally. You will read about a variety of topics including; economics, education, art, Judaism, digital communication and biographies of important Israeli figures...

Course Main Takeways

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    Start Date March 18, 2018
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    Level Basic
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    Weekly Hours 2 hrs
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    Duration 9 Months

Course Developer

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Ouzi Rotem

Ouzi Rotem lives in Tel Aviv, where he  teaches Modern and Biblical Hebrew as well as Biblical Aramaic. He enjoys reading, cooking and listening to…

Syllabus Summary

  • Nice to meet you

    Our general introduction. People always want to make a good first impression, so in this class we’ll read a text that asks how do you make a good first impression.

  • Any volunteers?

    In all societies people volunteer for various jobs. We’ll look at volunteering in Israeli society and read an article about it.

  • Israeli money

    The way in which money is designed tells us a lot about a nation’s history and culture. Which people are printed on Israeli banknotes? And, perhaps, is it time to update those faces?

  • Why a tomato is called a tomato (but in Hebrew!)

    From where did the Israeli tomato originate? And how did it get the name “agvanya”? This lesson will examine how new words are developed in modern Hebrew.

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A 24/7 online forum to answer all of your course-related questions

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All lessons are recorded and available on demand.

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Available 24/7 to assist you.

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A weekly teacher session for Q&A and discussion groups.

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