Graduate Level Hebrew
Offered On Campus
Hebrew levels 5 to 8 are offered on campus and generate graduate credit. These courses are required for students in Mekorot and the cantorial- and rabbinic- ordination programs. Hebrew 5 and 7 are offered during fall semester; Hebrew 6 and 8 are offered during spring semester. Hebrew 5 and 6 meet three times per week; Hebrew 7 and 8 meet once per week.
This course sequence focuses on the phonology, morphology and syntax of biblical and rabbinic Hebrew. Solid prior knowledge of Hebrew, including mastery of the Hebrew verb system, is required. This course addresses aspects of Hebrew grammar that are distinctive of biblical and rabbinic Hebrew, including the vocalization and accentuation system, a larger inventory of verb forms and various syntactic features of the language.
|Current Courses: HEBREW (On Campus)|
|COURSE TITLE||INSTRUCTOR||TIME||CREDITS||COURSE NO.|
||Davis||M, Tu, 2:30-4:30 p.m.; F, 9-11 a.m.||4||HEBRW 206|
|Building on Hebrew 3 and 4, the two-semester sequence of Hebrew 5 and 6 focuses on more advanced modern-Hebrew language structures and prose writings. Students will deepen their understanding of the Hebrew language, with emphasis on skill acquisition and development through the extensive use of classical and modern texts. This course gives a systematic presentation of grammatical and syntactic principles of biblical and rabbinic Hebrew (including vocabulary). Texts of different styles, such as narrative, poetry, prophecy and wisdom literature, are examined with an emphasis on literary analysis.
||Bock||Tu, 2:30-4:30 p.m.||3||HEBRW 208|
|A continuation of Hebrew-language skills, building upon Hebrew 7.
|Aramaic||Bock||F, 9-11 a.m.||3||HEBRW 211|
|Explores the basic features of the Aramaic language.|
Hebrew Language Coordinator
Specialist in Hebrew Curriculum Development